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*Discussion on identifying student strengths for each article. You can find the location for your responses for each article in the Unit 1 topic found in google classroom.  For each article, you need to respond to two of three prompts and reply to at least three previous posts if available. Google Classroom works best when you are on the classwork tab found in the upper middle section of your screen, rather than the stream tab.
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*Discussion on identifying student strengths for each article. You can find the location for your responses for each article in the Unit 2 topic found in google classroom.  For each article, you need to respond to two of three prompts and reply to at least three previous posts if available. Google Classroom works best when you are on the classwork tab found in the upper middle section of your screen, rather than the stream tab.
  
*Group work or something else? Activity. For this assignment, you will be presented with three situations that occur in a physics classroom, your goal is to determine if you would use group work, or something elseExplain what you are going to do and whyUse evidence from the articles in order to justify your position.
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*Strengths and Needs Activity. For this assignment, you will first create a rubric designed to identify your students' strengths and needs. Post the rubric in the assignment found in google classroom Then you are going to use this rubric in order to determine one of your students' strengths and needsAfter you have done this, analyze how this information will direct, and inform your instruction relative to this student, post this in the assignment found in google classroom as well.
  
*Reflective assignment.  How have these articles, activities, and class discussions affected the way that you view group work in your classroom?  Post your response to this in the Reflective assignments found in the Unit 1 topic of google classroom.
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*Reflective assignment.  What is the importance of analyzing student strengths and weaknesses, and how does this guide your instruction?  Post your response to this in the Reflective assignments found in the Unit 2 topic of google classroom.
  
  
 
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Attle, S., & Baker, B. 2007 Cooperative learning in a competitive environment: Classroom applications. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 19(1), 77-83.
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Adult Education (AdultEd) Program Office of Adult Education and Workforce Development West Virginia Department of Education. Identifying Strengths and Weaknesses. [http://wvde.state.wv.us/abe/tcher_handbook_pdf/section5.pdf]
  
Taylor, A. (2011). Top 10 reasons students dislike working in small groups… and why I do it anyway. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 39(3), 219-220.
 
  
Grand Canyon University, Center for Innovation in Research and Teaching.  Group Work in the Classroom.  [https://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching3/tips/groupwork]
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Mito Action. Check list for Strengths and Needs when planning for educational goals! [http://www.mitoaction.org/files/Check%20list%20for%20Strengths%20and%20Needs%20when%20planning%20for%20educational%20goals.pdf]

Latest revision as of 21:36, 12 May 2019

Unit 2: Analyze student strenghts

Target objectives:

Upon completion of this unit, participants will:

1. Create a rubric in order to identify student strengths and weaknesses.

2. Analyze student strengths in order to determine what role best suits each student for a particular activity.


Activities


  • Read the following articles

WVAdultEd Instructor Handbook 2017-18 Section 5 Identifying Strengths and Weaknesses(read pages 1-12)

Check list for Strengths and Needs when planning for educational goals!


  • Discussion on identifying student strengths for each article. You can find the location for your responses for each article in the Unit 2 topic found in google classroom. For each article, you need to respond to two of three prompts and reply to at least three previous posts if available. Google Classroom works best when you are on the classwork tab found in the upper middle section of your screen, rather than the stream tab.
  • Strengths and Needs Activity. For this assignment, you will first create a rubric designed to identify your students' strengths and needs. Post the rubric in the assignment found in google classroom Then you are going to use this rubric in order to determine one of your students' strengths and needs. After you have done this, analyze how this information will direct, and inform your instruction relative to this student, post this in the assignment found in google classroom as well.
  • Reflective assignment. What is the importance of analyzing student strengths and weaknesses, and how does this guide your instruction? Post your response to this in the Reflective assignments found in the Unit 2 topic of google classroom.


Referances

Adult Education (AdultEd) Program Office of Adult Education and Workforce Development West Virginia Department of Education. Identifying Strengths and Weaknesses. [1]


Mito Action. Check list for Strengths and Needs when planning for educational goals! [2]