Peer Editing Classroom Freebies Too: Love this idea! Just change "writer" to "artist" for an art critique. -- This is a great activity to grab the students attention and allow them to use critical thinking by engaging in peer-collaboration.
Melissa Acosta I think this is a great idea to assess students learning. When in the middle of a lesson, you can ask a student to circle their response and hold it up to get a quick assessment of who understands the material and who doesn't.
Rationale: Ideas for creating a more engaged environment. Criteria Uses strategies designed to personalize info ration and engage students. Reference: Frondeville, T. March Ten Steps to Better Student Engagement.
We are 14 days into school (woohoo) and I wanted to share some of the ways I’m supporting my very-beginning writers. One of the best parts of grade is seeing the amazing growth students make in 9 short months. They enter writing single sentences (some
"Fist to five" check students rate their understanding by holding up the appropriate number of fingers. The goal is for everyone to be in the green. Great way for students to self-assess their understanding and help you to gauge student understanding.
Some sort of variation of this for counseling groups! Tell your partner something they did well in PE. Ask a question (related to the PE learning goal). Give your partner a positive suggestion (use success criteria)