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When you say "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.
Hole Punch - The Comprehensible Classroom
WL teachers are always looking for new strategies to keep kids in the target language, especially when you let them loose for communicative activities. My go-to strategy is to make sure that all students have a piece of paper in their hands (even if the activity doesn’t have a form or worksheet, have them hold…
Stoplight Independent Practice
I adapted this strategy from my super awesome teacher buddy, Miss Clee! The only supplies needed are some colored construction paper! This is a great way to gauge student's progress during independent work. Students use cards to indicate whether they are good to go (green), struggling a bit (yellow) or stuck (red). While doing a…
Know Your Students: Five Ways to Check for Understanding in Your Classroom | Education to the Core
Discover five ways to check for understanding in order to know your students better. Use these five tips to for easy data collection in the classroom.
20 Teacher End of the Year Reflection Questions
We always get students to complete reflection questions at the end of the year, but what about teachers? It's just as important for us to do this, too!
8 Mistakes You May Be Making When Writing Tests
Trying to come up with good assessment questions that accurately gauge the students' understanding can be challenging. Here are some common mistakes that teachers make when writing tests.
Excel Elementary Gradebook
Excel grade book for teachers. I love this because it does all the math calculations and keeps a running total of the points possible and the children's actual grade YAY!!
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Notable Quotes by Women Quiz for Teachers (Grades 6-12)
Students choose the famous woman who said each quote, in this short quiz. This printable quiz is a perfect activity for celebrating Women's History Month in March.
Strides for Women Posters: Women's History Month Activity
Students research the lives of accomplished women and create posters displaying the information. This is a great lesson plan and activity for Women's History Month (March).