Before we decide to lock all students’ phone in pouches, we have to ask the impact it has on students’ safety and ability to communicate with their parents. As a high school teacher, John invented Safe Pouch ® that prioritize safety and flexibility. Prioritize Safety How do teachers and other staff open the pouches easily […]
As current educators, we wish that all students want to learn. Many students are not motivated to learn for learning. Students are motivated by extrinsic motivations. The key to building students’ intrinsic motivation is bridging students’ extrinsic motivation to encourage students to build their intrinsic motivations subconsciously. Skinner’s Positive and Negative Reinforcement and Punishment Promote […]
Edit and set up your gradebook to re-use and refine every year.
We are not suggesting teachers go 100% paperless; rather, we are suggesting teachers redefine their worksheets into online activities to enhance students’ learning, engage students, and streamline essential teaching tasks–especially for grading and providing feedback. According to Schunk and Mullen in John Hattie’s Visible Learning: Guide to Students Achievement, they assert that “perception of progress builds […]
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