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Engaging Students in their Learning

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Teachers at Holy Spirit School in Sherwood Park share how the use of mini white boards provides opportunities for students to be deeply engaged in the assessment process.

Key Points

  • When using mini-whiteboards, students are engaged and able to take risks with their learning. They understand that this is an opportunity for learning, and not something to be marked.
  • The teacher can immediately spot misconceptions and provide timely feedback.

Discussion Question

  • Engagement means more than simply keeping students interested; true engagement implies a level of commitment to the learning. How might mini-whiteboards contribute to student engagement in an upcoming lesson?

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