How do I know something?
There are 3 main ways.
- Experiential (Empirical) With experiential, you know something because you’ve “experienced” it – basically through your five senses (site, hearing, touch, smell, and taste.)
- Cognitive (Rational)
- Constructed (Creational)
- Challenge What You Know.
How do you know your understanding?
15 Ways to Check for Understanding
- Use check marks. SOURCE: Mrs.
- Give a thumbs up/ thumbs down. Sometimes all it takes is a quick thumbs up or thumbs down to make sure your students are all still on board.
- Use exit tickets.
- Flash white boards.
- Give it a four-finger rating.
- Do a Quick Write.
- Post your name on the stop sign.
- Give them a Yes/No question.
What methods can you use to check learner understanding?
8 Ways to Check for Student Understanding
- Interactive notebooks. Encourage your students to be reflective thinkers and check for comprehension with interactive notebooks.
- Kahoot! Kahoot! is a game-based learning platform that kids love.
- Pair up and talk it out.
- One-question quiz.
- Turn the tables.
- Exit slips.
- Give students time to reflect.
How do you monitor for understanding in a virtual classroom?
50 Ways to Check for Understanding in the Virtual Classroom
- Misconception Check. • Give a common misconception about a topic.
- Pick Your Poison. • Write 6 higher-order thinking questions related to the content.
- Create a Word Cloud. • Upload the Word Cloud app to a share pod.
- Collaborate and learn. •
- Superlatives. •
- Summary Poem Activity. •
- Rate Understanding. •
- The 411. •
How do you assess students?
How to Assess Your Students: Top 10 Ways
- Oral Interview. You can do a one on one interview with each of your students to get a good idea of their listening and speaking abilities.
- Class Presentation.
- Role Play.
- Cloze Exam.
- Fill in the Blank.
- Writing Sample.
- Online Quiz.
How can I make my online lessons more engaging?
Here are some moves you can make to keep students engaged through differentiated instruction:
- Include more videos in your courses.
- Make your presentations more dynamic.
- Level up your presentation with a voiceover.
- Make your lessons interactive.
- Keep an eye out for what works for others.