Ben Crawford
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Quick! Rank the following factors in order from most effective to least effective when it comes to improving student achievement:    Feedback  Inquiry-based teaching  Parental involvement  Computer-assisted instruction  Homework  Class size  Ability grouping  Teacher subject matter knowledge  Student visible learning  Television

What works best in raising student achievement? Make the learning visible via John Hattie.

Help students self-assess their proficiency. Using standards-based grading of 1, 2, 3, 4....Novice = 1, Apprentice = 2, Practitioner = 3, Expert = 4. Teachers can check for understanding before, during, and after a lesson asking students to provide a number self-assessment.

Great way to get the kids to assess themselves and their learning. This is an anchor chart to help students decide if they are a novice, apprentice, practitioner, or expert on a skill or concept.

The Jigsaw Method, a powerful cooperative learning strategy that increases student engagement and social-emotional learning, is a strategy you might need to brush up on.

JDM Great site discusses ways to expand on how to effectively use the jigsaw method in cooperative learning settings.

Combatting a Culture of Learned Helplessness |

Corwin: Blended Learning in Grades Leveraging the Power of Technology to Create Student-Centered Classrooms: Catlin R.


I found this in a post by Jackie Gerstein: Growth Mindset: GoBrain and Making a Splash , and it comes from the GoBrain website by Carol R.

Growth Mindset Task Cards

Growth Mindset Task Cards- Great for class discussions and

A complete growth mindset unit: 10 lessons, interactive journal for students, growth mindset bulletin board, and printable posters. Designed for grades 3-5 but adaptable. (Priced)

Maybe we can get some growth mindset ideas from this? Growth Mindset Unit: 10 complete lessons, interactive journal for students, growth mindset bulletin board, and printable posters.