No Grading Every exercise is graded by the system, and students receive immediate feedback after each attempt. This powerful feature allows students to learn as they complete each exercise, and it frees teachers from the time-consuming task of grading. Instructor Portal Teachers have access to an instructor portal for managing the class and monitoring student progress. Self-Paced Students complete each lesson independently and at their own pace.
Tiffany Post on November 15, Effective parent-teacher communication is a cornerstone to effective parent involvement. Teachers can do their part by writing thoughtful, engaging comments. Yet, it can be difficult to come up with fresh and positive ways of saying things. Here are some common situations you might encounter in the classroom and sample report card comments for each: Your student comes to school each day prepared to work hard.
Your child exhibits exceptional focus and diligence in their work.
Acknowledgments The idea for the Evidence publications first began in at the National Committee for Citizens in Education. Stan Salett had discovered a study that linked schools with PTAs to higher student achievement and wondered if there might be more relevant research. Located in Rochester, New York, the Brighton Central School District website is a primary source of school information for parents, students, teachers and members of the Brighton community. Report Card Comments It's report card time and you face the prospect of writing constructive, insightful, and original comments on a couple dozen report cards or more. The student: is an enthusiastic learner who seems to enjoy school. Bind the definitions into a book, and display it at back-to-school night. Kim Reynolds, Warwick.
Your student is excellent at taking ownership of their learning. Your student has a fantastic work ethic. Your child is a role model in the classroom. Your child exceeds expectations on a regular basis.
I love that your student does their best every single day. I enjoy how invested your child is in their learning. Not only is your student strong academically they are a leader in the classroom. When a child has improved but is still behind … In instances like these, focus on the improvement while also providing suggestions to keep the momentum going.
Your student has come so far in [subject]! Focusing on [important skill] is the next step. What progress your student has made! They still struggle with [important skill], so that should be our next focus. If your student works as hard on [important skill] as they have worked on [improved subject], then they will be caught up in no time!
The hard work is paying off!
When a child is meeting standards but could be exceeding … You want to stay positive yet still express higher expectations. Your student understands the material well. Your child has the potential to be at the top of the class. With a little more effort, your child could move up to the advanced group in [the subject where effort is lacking].
Your child puts in great work in [preferred subject]! Here are some ideas: Your student appears to be falling behind in [subject]. Please have them study [skill] for [time] each night.
Your student did not master [specific skill]. Review sessions are available [time frame]. Completing classwork and homework is the first step to improving.
Your student needs more practice with [specific skill]. Please check that they have completed their homework each evening. This situation is exceptionally difficult to handle with a report card comment. Your student is always respectful, but I am concerned about their work.
When can we meet? Your child is inquisitive and engaged in class, but they have quite a bit of missing work. Please call me to discuss some strategies. Behavior can be even more difficult to write about than academics. Be careful to word commentary so that it refrains from personal attacks or statements that can make the parent or child feel judged.
We will continue to work on this behavior at school. We will continue to reinforce appropriate behaviors. When your student is focused, they are a pleasure to have in class.
When you have wonderful, positive things to say … Positive behaviors deserve just as much if not more attention as negative behaviors.Find out how to provide feedback and encouragement to your students by commenting on book reviews.
Skip to content. Facebook Twitter YouTube Pinterest Google+. Log In; Gift a Premium Account ☆ How to Comment on a Student’s Book Review. Please note: This is a Premium Teacher feature. September 11th, | 0 Comments. How to . Exciting lesson ideas, classroom strategies, teaching tips, book lists, videos, and reproducibles in a daily blog by teachers from the classrooms of extraordinary mentor.
How to Write a Book Report. In this Article: Article Summary Researching and Outlining Your Report Writing the Body of Your Report Finishing Up Your Report Sample Book Report and Summaries Community Q&A Writing a book report may not seem fun at first, but it gives you a great chance to really understand a work and its author.
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Premium Online and Select Online members get the e-book. Log in to read full chapters. These comments and phrases are appropriate for all students and are a great time-saver while doing report cards.