Book Study : Teach Like A Champion Chapter 1. By: Shane Hubbard. What Are High Expectations?. High Expectations are not easily defined. High expectations are very subjective. High expectations are extremely necessary with the introduction of the STAAR exam.
By: Shane Hubbard
High Expectations are not easily defined.
High expectations are very subjective.
High expectations are extremely necessary with the introduction of the STAAR exam.
We always hear about having high expectations for students, but we are rarely shown what that actually looks like in a classroom setting.
A sequencethatbeginswith a studentunable to anwer the question should end with the studentansweringthat question as often as possible.
Set and defend a high standard of correctness in your classroom.
Student’s answers should be 100% right before you tell him/her it is right.
In doing this you set the expectation that the questions you ask and their answers truly matter.
The sequence of learning does not end with a right answer; reward right answers with follow-up questions that extend knowledge and test for reliability.
Use Format Matters to prepareyourstudents to succeed by requiringcomplete sentences and proficientgrammarevery chance youget.
5 Planning Techniques:
Progressing from unit planning to lesson planning
Using a well-framed objective to define the goal of each lesson
Determining how you will assess your effectiveness in reaching your goal
Deciding on your activity
Why are you teaching the material you are teaching?
What’s the outcome you desire?
How does this relate to what you will teach tomorrow and to what your students need to have learned to be ready for the next grade?
It’s as important to plan for what students will be doing during each phase of your lesson as it is to plan for you’ll be doing and saying.
Too often teachers forget to plan what students will be doing each step of the way. What will they be doing while you’re reviewing the primary causes of the Civil War?
Questions to ask yourself:
5 StepProcessof I/We/You: This processhelps to relinquish the responsiblity of learningfrom the teacher to the student.
A short introductory moment that captures what is interesting and engaging about the material and puts it out front.