$20.00

Presenter: Lisa Van Gemert, Gifted Guru
Core Area: Planning 1.1, Planning 1.2, Planning 1.3, Planning 1.4, Instruction  2.1, Instruction 2.2, Instruction 2.3, Instruction 2.4, Instruction, 2.5, Learning Environment 3.1, Learning Environment 3.3

Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 0.25

 
Students are notoriously bad self-reporters when it comes to understanding, so it’s up to you as the teacher to make sure that your class doesn’t have any gaps in the content you’re teaching. In this course, “Essentials for Teaching: Best Practices in Checking for Understanding,” educator Lisa Van Gemert shares her favorite tips and tricks for finding out what students really understand in their lessons.

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An important part of teaching a lesson is checking to make sure your students understand the material given. Students are notoriously bad self-reporters when it comes to understanding, so it’s up to you as the teacher to make sure that your class doesn’t have any gaps in the content you’re teaching. Thankfully, there are some easy ways that educators can make checking for understanding a little bit easier. 
In this course, “Essentials for Teaching: Best Practices in Checking for Understanding,” educator Lisa Van Gemert shares her favorite tips and tricks for finding out what students really understand in their lessons. 
You’ll discover how to check for understanding using:
  • Dry erase boards
  • Response cards
  • Plickers
  • Hand signals
  • And more!
Lisa Van Gemert shares best practices in education with audiences around the world using a combination of neuropsychology, pedagogy, experience, humor, technology and sheer fun. She is an expert consult to television shows including Lifetime’s “Child Genius,” and a writer of award-winning lesson plans, as well as numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy and the book, Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing Never Good Enough. A former teacher, school administrator, and Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa, she shares resources for educators and parents on her website giftedguru.com and is co-founder with Ian Byrd of the Gifted Guild, a professional community for educators of the gifted. Lisa and her husband Steve are the parents of three sons and live in Arlington, Texas.

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