Feedback Systems

Rounds

In order to track students' progress, along with goal sheets, I make one sweep of the classroom at the beginning of class to check to make sure students know what they are working during the class period. Sometimes I write it on an online spreadsheet. Other times, I track it using a paper spreadsheet and clipboard to make sure they have started working on what they need to be working on. This gives me a chance to talk to all of my students and help motivate those students who are slowly getting to work. I particularly like rounds because it helps me gauge students' emotions for the day. This gives me an idea of how far I can push them academically during the period. 

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Teacher In Action
 
 
This video gives a description of what I'm thinking of and doing during rounds. Four strategies are described with a focus on how rounds help reinforce my classroom expectations and culture.
 
Teacher In Action
 
 
This video gives a description of what I'm thinking of and doing during rounds. Four strategies are described with a focus on how rounds help reinforce my classroom expectations and culture.
Jessica Anderson
Powell County High School
Deer Lodge, MT


 

About this strategy

Prep Time:
Long
Subject:
Science
Grade:
Ninth grade
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