- Which action to automate engagement do you want to work on?
- What changes will you make next fall due to this book study?
*Which action and/or solution is your favorite and why?
*Which action and/or solution would you like to improve?
Book Study Blog Question 2-18-16:
How do you use, or plan to use “Work the Clock” or “Every Minute Matters” (re: back-pocket activities) in your classroom? What are your challenges and/or successes with these techniques?
How do you use, or plan to use “Exit Tickets” or “Control the Game” in your classroom? What are your challenges and/or successes with these techniques?
What 1 strategy do you use well now that you can share to help others?
Try 1 strategy in your class that you are excited about. How did it go?
From Chapter 2, what rule of engagement do I need to work on?
From Chapter 3, what solution do I want to try?
Share one response you could give to a wrong answer that could help build a Culture of Error in your classroom instead of a tell. (Examples: “This is a tough question. If you’re struggling with it, that’s a good sign. Now, who’ll be brave and start us off?” “Who wants to take a shot at our challenge question? Beautiful. Love those brave hands.”)
What do you find to be the most effective techniques for checking for student mastery, and what is one new idea that you will try to implement into your own practice?
What issue or fact struck you most personally? How can you connect this to your classroom/teaching?
I can share at least one example of how I create joy in my classroom.