The Benefits of Report Cards Comments

Posted by | September 23, 2021

Make no mistake: report cards have structure. Since so many have to be generated for so many students, it’s a time-consuming process. But it’s still an important task for any teacher to ensure they’re completed properly. Though they can be painful to read at times, report cards are actually a good way for both students and parents to track progress in the student’s educational evolution. When it comes to commenting, it’s necessary to pay attention to what phrasing is used. Too often teachers go wild with comments, both positive and negative. Certain terms are better to use, like “well-done” or…

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7 Tips for Teachers for Making a Good Report Card

Posted by | November 24, 2021

The thought of report cards can often send shivers up the spine of students, and teachers alike. While the student is responsible for the grades, the report card comments are down to the teacher. This valuable assessment tool provides information on a student’s achievements, and direction for future learning.  Need help writing detailed report card comments? Below, we’ve gathered the seven main objectives for report card remarks in all English-speaking countries.  Proceed with Compassion When writing comments, put yourself in the parents’ frame of mind. Start with focusing on the students’ strengths. This will set the tone of the comment…

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Common Methods of Collecting Student Assessment Data

Posted by | January 25, 2021

Student assessment data collection is an effective way for teachers to gain valuable insight into where their students stand regarding their learning progress and understanding of course material. It also helps teachers identify weak or blind spots in the curriculum and how they can enrich the learning experience for their students. Teachers can use this information to improve or adjust their teaching style and write intuitive report card comments according to each individual student’s needs and cognitive…

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Practical Tips for Writing Report Card Comments

Posted by | December 29, 2020

After a particularly challenging year of preparing for and enduring virtual lessons, getting in the right headspace to write report cards can be tough for a lot of teachers. Unfortunately, it’s an essential part of the job. Report cards are essential tools that help students and their parents gauge the progress that has been made over the course of the school year. They provide great insight into the areas in which students excel and where improvement is…

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How to Write Thoughtful Report Card Comments

Posted by | November 25, 2020

A lot of students probably don’t realize that their teachers often dread report card season almost as much as they do (for different reasons, obviously). Writing report cards can be time-consuming and challenging, especially when you’re tasked with evaluating an entire semester’s worth of progress (or lack thereof) in just a few short sentences. To help you save some time and energy, here are some helpful tips for writing thoughtful report card comments. Don’t Wait Until the…

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How Report Card Comments Help Improve Students’ Learning Skills

Posted by | October 27, 2020

Some students dread report card season, while others look forward to it. Report cards are essential teaching tools that help teachers track their students’ progress. Teachers can make appropriate report card comments and recommendations based on their observations and the learning styles of their students. Accordingly, students can see where they need to make improvements and how they can boost their grades through constructive criticism. Even in the best of times, however, teachers are often stretched thin.…

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Tips for Making Your Grading as Quick and Efficient as Possible

Posted by | September 23, 2020

It’s back to school season and depending on where you live you might be going back to the classroom to teach your students. Now that the lockdown is over and school is back in session, it might be a good time to ensure that you are being as efficient as possible with your grading and report card comments. Here are some tips for making your grading as quick and high-quality as possible whether you are teaching in…

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