Using Rubrics to Grading Interactive Notebooks
Rubrics are essential tools for grading interactive notebooks at any grade level. Depending on the grade level, it is important you have a guideline about what you want to grade on.
Grading interactive notebooks can be simple or complex. But without a rubric to help you gauge how well students are doing in class, it can be difficult to develop lesson plans or activities.
In this way, you can check how helpful it is for students to keep up with interactive notebooks in class. When grading interactive notebooks with rubrics, it is necessary to have a system in place for all students to know.
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Interactive Notebooks as Educational Tools
Perhaps, you use interactive notebooks in your classroom or in your homeschool group. But no matter the setting you use them, there is more value than simply as an educational tool.
More than ever, teachers and instructors rely in interactive notebooks. These educational tools are great for students to take ownership of their learning. More than ever, active learners keep track of what they are learning.
However, there is no simple steps to setting up an interactive notebooks. Many students even reject the idea because they may think it is another school supply they must keep up with. But if students want success in school, keeping up with study skills is essential to getting good grades.
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3 strategies to help teachers in multicultural classrooms
Based on the diversity of the classrooms across America, multicultural classrooms are becoming a daily scenarios for many teachers. The cultural dynamics of classrooms now encompasses students from all walks of life and from around the world.
It is beyond belief that much of a teacher’s toolkit does not involve teaching strategies in multicultural classrooms. As a matter of fact, few programs emphasize the need of a cultural teaching class.
It is even more evident as different student needs change as the diversity of student population changes. But what are the effective teaching strategies that teachers can build up in their toolkits?
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