more instructions I give, the more students “get it” and really learn.
The higher my
expectations are, the better my students do.
really is contagious.
mistakes is okay!
Second chances are a great way to get students to try
grading, I try to focus on the finding and commenting on what you did right
in addition to what you did wrong.
Students really do learn in different ways and with
different approaches. My frustration with that is that it’s easy for me to
adopt a protocol for my classes that works for me better than it might work
for some students.
is safety in numbers. Team projects, study buddies, and other collaborative
learning experiences give you an automatic back-up plan.
There will always be those students who give 110% in a
course and those who barely meet the requirements. These are the outliers;
the rest are firmly in the middle of the curve and do their best on a