5 Ways To See If Your Students Are Learning

THOM H. GIBSON

I recently wrote a reflection on a prompt given by our middle school director on how I know students are learning.  He’s followed up and given us a couple articles to read.  I reflected on what I felt I was already doing, what I’ve done before but stopped, and what I should start doing.

The first article was an excerpt from Checking For Understanding by Fisher & Frey.  The second article was the New York Times article Why Flunking Exams Is Actually A Good Thing by Benedict Carey.

This entry is on the first article.

Checking For Understanding by Fisher & Frey

The article speaks to how we see if our students have learned through the following means:

  • oral language
  • questioning
  • writing
  • projects & performances
  • tests

Oral Langauge

I am using think-pair-share continuously throughout the day; I pose problems, have students answer it independently, share with their partner, and then hear…

View original post 406 more words

2 Comments

Filed under Teaching

2 responses to “5 Ways To See If Your Students Are Learning

  1. Thanks for the reblog 🙂 I think it’s my first reblog. Happy Thursday!

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s