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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SUBSTITUTE TEACHER TOPICS FOR TALKERS AND THE BORED

Posted by | January 12, 2015

What do you do as a substitute teacher when students finish their assigned work only minutes after was handed out?  Put together a packet of ideas that includes a list of assignments that can be listed by number on the blackboard. When a student is ready for something new, and the classroom teacher did not provide more work, turn his or her mind to one of the numbered items on the whiteboard. Examples: Find the meanings of these words: emulate, arrogant, ascetic, tolerant, dogmatic. Locate the titles and names of the persons in the President's cabinet. Find the name of…

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HOW TO SAVE TIME WHEN WRITING REPORT CARDS

Posted by | January 02, 2015

When it comes to writing report card comments, most teachers usually fall into one of the two following categories: 1. Those that do it THE HARD WAY: – Spend massive amounts of time inventing comments from scratch. – Write new comments for every report card and proofreading and editing comments. As one of my colleague routinely complained each year during the report card writing time, "Who has the time to plan lessons when all of it is taken up by writing these blasted report cards!" 2. Those that do it THE EASY WAY: Wisely and prudently save time by using…

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