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The 6 types of Questions your Students Need to Know about

The 6 types of Questions your Students Need to Know about
Learning is all about asking questions and finding answers to them. An inquisitive mind is one that goes beyond the status quo and probes deep below surface meanings. To foster such kind of thinking inside our classroom requires some hard work and a serious investment in time and efforts. Yes you can put it in your teaching plans for this new school year.

Quadramas as a Reflection Tool - Teaching in the Early Years I am so excited about our second Bright Ideas Blog Hop! We have over 180 participants this time around, all with a fantastic idea on their blogs! Get your paper and pencil ready for all of the great ideas you are about to find! This month my “Bright Idea” is using quadramas as a reflection tool. Giving students the opportunity to reflect on their learning and develop metacognition is so important. I have used quadramas with my students for many different purposes – reading response activities, research presentation, etc. Below are the instructions for making a quadrama: Begin with 4 pieces of cardstock paper. Next, each piece needs to be cut into a perfect square. When you unfold the piece of paper after cutting, you will get a nice square. Each square will already have one crease in it from the previous fold, but we need a crease going the other way as well. When you unfold you will see two distinct creases. Now you need to cut on one of the creases, just to the middle of the square:

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Rubrics and Rubric Makers As we all know grading is the most necessary procedures of our career. It might just be me, but grading is the bane of my existence. Do you feel the same way? Grading large works, especially towards the end of the school year, feels like it is an endless and mindless process. I remember a few years back when I helped grade over 4,000 essays from a neighboring school district. The only thing I can relate the feeling of completing that grading session was giving birth to my daughter. When you grade large works of any kind it is very difficult for even the most competent people to remain 100% objective. Not only do rubrics lead to better equality in assessment, but it gives you standard that will help you understand exactly what you are looking for in the quality of work. Rubrics are essential to grading student assignments effectively. Rubrics make grading quicker, clearer, and more objective. Rubrics By Category General | Language Arts | Math | Process | Science | Social Studies

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