Over the years my position as a K12 Teaching Assistant has provided the experience of observing a variety of different grade levels. Time after time I’ve heard teachers express how they hate handing out “Busy Work” and would like something more productive for the student at the very beginning of the day or period. So what can a teacher give the students to do as they take attendance and share the objectives for the day? There really isn’t a right or wrong answer to this question! This just may be a perfect time where integrating technology could support both the teacher and student without interrupting the learning process.
The last handful of years Entry Tickets have become a popular way of keeping students busy while teachers take attendance and hand out materials for the period. Why not make the Entry Ticket an Interactive learning experience? This could be a “Win Win” situation for both the student and teacher. How you ask?
- The Entry Ticket will be created by using a Google Form
- Provides the opportunity to collect valuable teaching information in a spreadsheet
- Teacher receives immediate feedback about students prior knowledge, and interest
- Teachers can tweak their lesson to keep students engaged
- The Form can be created to support student’s independence with understanding questions
- If Students finish early a clickable link is provided for activity to complement the lesson
- Helps maintain classroom organization
- Keeps the students busy with learning and maintains order
- Saves Time for the Teacher
- Provides MORE Learning Time for the students
USE THE SCROLL BAR TO VIEW THE ENTIRE ENTRY TICKET
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