How Can Teachers Give Feedback That Impacts Student Achievement?

How Can Teachers Give Feedback That Impacts Student Achievement?

 
It’s time we shift from assessment of learning to assessment for learning…
Constructive feedback can allow students to recognize areas of deficiency and assist them in closing the gap between actual and desired achievement. However, not all of teacher’s feedback stimulates learning. Rather, it would seem that students often ignore feedback or do not know […]

How Can Teachers Positively Tackle Defiant Students?

How Can Teachers Positively Tackle Defiant Students?

Beyond Defiance
When students are defiant, their goal is not to disrespect teachers. Rather, it’s to feel significant…
Students who are defiant or non-compliant can be among the most challenging to teach. They can frequently interrupt instruction, often do perform poorly academically, and may show little motivation to learn.
The ultimate goal of any disciplinary measure is to […]

How Can Teachers Motivate And Partner With Parents?

How Can Teachers Motivate And Partner With Parents?

 

Parents in Partnership
Parent involvement has been proven to be the key ingredient to increasing student success in school…
Nelson Mandela quotes, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” However, the task of educating the child in a wholesome way, the problem of school dropouts or lack of interest in […]

Integrating Technology: Parent-Teacher Communication, the Digital Way

Integrating Technology: Parent-Teacher Communication, the Digital Way

Integrating Technology: Parent-Teacher Communication, the Digital Way
Technology serves multiple purposes in the classroom. It can be applied for student learning, collaboration, feedback and assessment. It is therefore only logical that technology be applied to yet another key area of education: the parent-teacher communication.
Why Communicate using Technology?
Communicating with students’ parents need not always be through passing […]

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Creating Positive Classroom Rules

Creating Positive Classroom Rules

In order to create an environment of learning, it is important to enforce positive classroom rules. These rules would provide students with positive behavior models to follow. The positive classroom rules need to be designed with certain principles in mind.

Be limited in number (eg. 4-5) so that students can remember them with ease. There is […]

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