Serial is a podcast from the creators of The American Life. It is hosted by Sarah Koening. Serial is a true story. Two seasons are available in the website. Each season is a different story with different characters and a plot. It is totaly free. You can download or listen online. Continue reading
Thousands of children’s books are now available online. It was created by University of Florida. There are thousands of historical literature books with different topics and subjects. You can search for in the website. It is a great library for kids.
I think teachers should use a checklist to see students behaviours, notes, attitudes etc. weekly. The one I shared with you is my checklist. Every week I fill the checklist according to my criterias. One can follow students’ progress with this checklist also Ts can show this to parents in the P.meeting, which will be easier to explain them students’ performance in the classroom.
The main purpose of rubrics is to assess performances.
Good writing is a complex accomplishment involving the organization of ideas, the select use of vocabulary, attention to readers and purpose, and the “mechanics” of grammar, spelling, punctuation and handwriting.
Rubrics provide information about the qualities and dimensions of good writing and feedback about their progress. The genius of rubrics is that they are descriptive and not evaluative.
I’m going to share a couple of rubrics for you. You can choose one according to your purpose.
6 + 1 Traits Essay Rubrics
Today, I shared an example of a letter. You can see how to write a letter and while writing what to do and some tips there. You can show your students these examples and want them to find pen friends and write them.
Every teacher should know their students about what they watch, like and do to communicate with them appropriately. I think first thing to do is to recognize them at the beginning of the semester. You can use this material.