Types of Praise and the Effect on Students

Literature Review of the Role of Effort Based Praise Versus Intelligence Based Praise in the Development of Growth Mindset Versus Fixed Mindset Background Prior to the early 2000s, there were two schools of thought on students’ achievements in school. One, students succeed based on their own inherent intelligence- that is the intelligence they were born... Continue Reading →

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 →

Global Citizenship Digital Project for 2nd Graders Module 3 Unit 3 Activity 1

Project Theme: Global Citizenship Project Goals: 1. Students discuss and define global citizenship 2. Students identify and discuss problems facing the world and provide research-based solutions. (examples of problems may include: ethnocentrism, climate change, etc.) 3. Students work in groups to choose a problem and collaborate to creatively demonstrate engagement with and comprehension of the theme:... Continue Reading →

Using Assessment to Enhance Student-Centered Learning Module 3 Unit 3 Activity 2 with a partner

I produced this page in our group wiki page with one other person. It focus on using assessment to enhance student-centered learning. How can you implement assessment so that it enhances student-centered learning? First, what's the difference between assessment and evaluation strategies? Assessment is the gathering of data about students’ performances like class activities, teachers... Continue Reading →

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