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Appropriate Feedback
Ms. May’s students learn to make positive comments and give constructive criticism when analyzing their peer’s work. Read about how she models appropriate feedback for her students and makes use of her unique Glow and Grow worksheets.
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Looping Preparation
Ms. Greenwood has learned that no matter how well you know your students at the end of one year, much growth occurs during the summer. See how she incorporates a "then and now" set of lessons into her curriculum and how it helps her craft more lessons.
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Practice Interviews
Ms. Hanselman's school goes the extra mile in preparing students for the real world. Read about their programs that introduce students to job, college, and other formal interviews. This process starts with preparation and all students receive feedback.
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Rating Participation
I design rating scales based on positive participation criteria that I think is important, but difficult to grade. Each nine weeks, students complete a self assessment in one ink color and I use a dif...
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Reading Discussions
Students in my first and second grade literacy groups enjoy discussions about the books they've taken home and read. A reader shares his/her story. Peers are given 'question bubbles' with the words - ...
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Reflections on the Quarter Past
When report card time approaches, I ask my students, without submitting their names, to reflect and write short notes on what to change, delete and add to the class. Sometimes students have insight th...
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Rubric Labels
I use address labels for self-assessing rubrics. I set up a simple 1-5 scale and then list the skills or ideas to be graded for the assignment. For example, a writing assignment rubric might look like...
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Saving Student Notes
When I teach grammar skills to my tenth graders, I save their note sheets and return them to the students in their senior year...
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Scoring Guides
Grade inflation can occur from either student or administrator pressure. Principals want to see better grades and students attempt to increase their grades without doing any extra or better work. In o...
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Screening Young Readers
As a Reading Coach in a rural school serves some children at risk, I have found the PALS (http://pals.virginia.edu) (Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening) Pre K assessment, which is available fro...
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