Student Reflection: How to Ensure It’s Done, Done Well, and Done With Grit

Rae HughartBlog, Class Management, Engagement, Innovation, Lesson Planning

Student Reflection - How to ensure it's done, done well, and done with grit

Research shows daily student reflection and goal setting has positive effects on students. The missing piece of implementing reflection and goal setting in many classrooms is student ownership. Allowing students to choose the medium used, providing open-ended questions, sharing (some) of that reflection with stakeholders, embedding it into routine to make it a habit, reflection checks, and reflection on the … Read More

How to Build Stronger Relationships With Your Students

Jeff GargasBlog, Class Management, Engagement

How to Build Stronger Relationships With Your Students

Build strong relationships with your students. You’ve heard this before, I know. I really don’t think I need to harp on it. However, the reason we’ve heard it a million times, is the same reason we actually do need to continue to harp on it. Building relationships with your students is absolutely crucial if you want to truly reach them. Other … Read More