Peer Review Assessment and Summary Reflection: TeachNow Module 5 Unit 1 Activity 3

Formative Assessments Formative assessments can seem really daunting since most people think of testing when they consider formative assessments. But through discussions with my cohort, creating the assignments for activity 1, receiving feedback from my peers, and looking at additional resources- I’ve concluded that assessments should always be multi-faceted with multiple skills being targeted at... Continue Reading →

Applying Classroom Rules and Procedures Using Positive and Negative Reinforcement TeachNow Unit 4 Module 5 Activity 1

  Using Positive and Negative Reinforcement in the Classroom When and how I will give positive reinforcement to students who are following the rules and procedures? I like to give as much meaningful positive reinforcement as possible since I think that this can effect how students perceive their own abilities and understanding. As a result,... Continue Reading →

Reflection on High Expectations and Their Impact on PISA and TIMMS Scores in Japan TeachNow Module 4 Unit 3 Activity 3

  High Academic Expectations Resources from the TeachNow module 4 unit 3 activities 1-2  showed that high academic standards led to more student success. High academic standards are usually communicated to students both through curriculum standards which teachers use to plan their classes and the teacher’s own expectations of their class. High academic curriculum standards might include things like... Continue Reading →

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