Reflective learning

Collection by Rachelle Watson

Rachelle Watson
Intellectual Disabilities: Students with an intellectual disability might have difficulty in motivation. It's important as a teacher to provide student motivation because it helps them understand that they can achieve what they want! Behavior Management, Classroom Management, Anger Management Activities, Parenting Advice, Kids And Parenting, Foster Parenting, Parenting Classes, Parenting Styles, Peaceful Parenting

Stop Saying "You're So Smart" - Growth Mindset

Last year, my school invited Eduardo Briceño to talk to us about the importance of having a growth mindset, a concept from "The Power of Belief - Mindset and Success" and this book by Carol Dweck (affiliate link)! He basically asserts that there are two types of people: those who think intelligence and skills are fixed/unchanging and others who believe they are able to be developed/honed. In his speech and his book, he discusses one thing that we all (likely) have done: tell a student how…

Formative Assessment Exit Slips - NOW FULLY EDITABLE! Use these 20 Exit Slips to assess understanding or reading comprehension in any class. Teacher Hacks, Teacher Tools, Teacher Resources, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Instructional Strategies, Differentiated Instruction, Instructional Design, Teaching Art

Higher Order Thinking Across the Curriculum: Formative Assessment Exit Slips

Formative Assessment Exit Slips - NOW FULLY EDITABLE! Use these 20 Exit Slips to assess understanding or reading comprehension in any class. ($)

10 ways you can use Emojis in the Classroom. Keep students engaged with with tons of tips & ideas for using Emojis on iPads, computers, and more! 5th Grade Classroom, Middle School Classroom, Classroom Fun, Classroom Activities, Classroom Organization, Classroom Management, Future Classroom, Geography Classroom, English Classroom


Using Emojis in the classroom is a fun way to tie recognizable visual elements into activities that all students will enjoy. I've rounded up 10 ways you can use Emojis in the classroom, including a free a Emoji character emotion reading anchor chart and writing activity, and free Emoji matching cards and more! Emojis are easy to use, and judging by the question, 'Can we use Emojis?' I get any time we do a project on the iPads, students love them! Set up Emojis on PC's, Chromebooks, iPads or…

Education to the Core: Quick Survey/Reflection poster idea with a FREEBIE! Education to the Core: Quick Survey/Reflection poster idea with a FREEBIE! Classroom Organisation, Classroom Design, Classroom Displays, Future Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Activities, Classroom Management, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Door

FREE Quick Survey/Reflection poster!

Quick Survey/Reflection poster. These posters help you to understand the students' thinking by looking at their responses.

Stop Light Exit Slips. Another variation of the exit slip. Students draw an example or write an equation of a concept (great for math!) and place their sticky note on green, yellow, or red to show their understanding. Student Self Assessment, Formative Assessment, Student Self Evaluation, Student Feedback, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Teaching Art, Teacher Tools, Fundamental 5

Timeouts and Tootsie Rolls

An alternative to exit tickets is to give each student a form called an "I Can Statement" form. This form can be given to students each Monday in order for them to document what they have learned during the week. There is a section for them to self-evaluate their learning and a space for them to show or explain what they "can" do. At the beginning of a lesson, I have the students write down their "I Can" statement for the lesson in the space provided. This gives them the opportunity to hear…

These easy to use rubrics are created with a Marzano grading scale in mind. All you need to do is print the template, stick the post its, and print again. Have them stocked up in your drawer for your next assignment! Students will love the consistency thi Teacher Organization, Teacher Tools, Teacher Resources, Teacher Stuff, Common Core Organization, Teacher Freebies, Organizing, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips

Post It Note Rubrics

Anyone that knows me will tell you I'm all about convenience. I also like to be consistent, but without convenience it gets hard sometimes, right? This is ALWAYS how a product is born! As I sat grading papers a while ago, I began to wonder how I could make the use of a rubric attached to an assignment easier. In the past I would print out my generic Marzano scaled rubric and staple it to each paper.... now a few of you are probably rolling your eyes thinking, "man this girl can't staple a…

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Reading Comprehension Activities

Students have 9 choices for reflection after completing independent reading including plot and character analysis, figurative language interpretation, theme, setting, and connections. I have students complete their reflections in journals, but have also included a separate sheet that might be handy...

7 Free Assessment Resources for Pre-K to Grade 7 free resources to help you take an informative and fun assessment on students Pre-K to grade. Perfect for homeschool or summer supplemental learning. Student Self Evaluation, Student Self Assessment, Formative Assessment, Evaluation Form, Kindergarten Assessment, Career Assessment, Kindergarten Worksheets, Classroom Behavior, Kindergarten Classroom

7 Free Assessment Resources for Pre-K to 1st Grade

7 free resources to help you take an informative and fun assessment on students Pre-K to 1st grade. Perfect for homeschool or summer supplemental learning.

student academic goal planning sheet Student academic goal setting sheets for younger and older elementary. Includes printable notes to send home to celebrate when goals are reached. Academic Goals, Student Goals, Student Data, School Goals, Science Student, Goal Setting Sheet, Goal Setting For Students, Goal Settings, Setting Goals

Student Academic Goal Setting Sheets

I came across a pin the other day about helping students set academic goals for themselves and I just loved the idea! Setting, working towards, and achieving goals is a powerful skill that will help students not only be successful now, but also in the future. This is learned skill they can benefit from for a

Teaching Classroom Design, Coaching Tips, Teacher Resources - Ms Houser - Part 2 Instructional Coaching, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Design, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Creative Teaching, Public School, Visible Learning, Feedback For Students

Are You Giving Effective Feedback? (Ms. Houser)

These past few weeks I’ve been working on a homework assignment. As part of my district role as a coach/mentor, I was asked to assess the effectiveness of my feedback. No prob! I thought. I’m totally

How to give a constructive criticism sandwich – Ausbildung Social Work, Social Skills, Conflict Management, Behaviour Management, Classroom Management, Therapy Tools, Employee Engagement, Essay Writing, Writing Tips

How to give a constructive criticism sandwich

Learn how to give feedback to your employees using the tasty "sandwich method"

tell students you did some writing last night and need some help deciding which writing piece is "writing expert worthy" - great activity for beginning of the year and gets students thinking about why they should add details to their writing Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Ideas, Work On Writing, Kids Writing, Writing Ideas, First Grade Writing, First Grade Classroom

Lyndsey Kuster — Recharge & Reignite Your Passion For Teaching

Has this ever happened to you? Lights are out, you’re standing in the doorway, arms loaded. You scan your classroom one last time (“Did I turn off all the monitors? Are tomorrow’s copies set out? >

Feedback is essential to meaningful formative assessment. This infographic outlines strategies and questions for providing feedback in a more meaningful way. Assessment For Learning, Formative Assessment, Visible Learning, Feedback For Students, Life Coach Training, Instructional Coaching, Instructional Design, Student Success, Leadership Development

Feedback Q & A

Students love rich useful feedback. But, what exactly do they want and need from the instructor? Here are a few questions I have been asked by students, and ways to respond. Feedback Q & A

Facilitating "know thyself" in learners. ASCD article fits well with goal setting, utilizing feedback to inform learning, smart goals. Assessment For Learning, Formative Assessment, Visible Learning, Reflective Learning, Goal Setting For Students, Feedback For Students, Success Criteria, Effective Teaching, Instructional Coaching

Developing Self-Regulating Learners: The Critical Role of Feedback

Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner. Our 175,000 members in 119 countries are professional educators from all levels and subject areas––superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, professors of education, and school board members.