Category: SIP Post

SIP 1.3: Classroom Climate

Three students in a college classroom

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? Sometimes classroom climate can be a powerful predictor of student success.  When students feel safe and supported in the classroom, success becomes more likely.  The problem:  how do we break the ice and create community in our classrooms? Take a SIP of this: Classroom Climate Sometime at the beginning …

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SIP 1.2: Screen Readers

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? We want students to read the material we assign, but sometimes they don’t. Take a SIP of this: Screen Readers One way to facilitate students’ reading is to encourage them to use VoiceOver technology, available on every computer and mobile device sold. Students can listen to the text while …

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SIP 1.1: The Class Notetaker

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? We want students to take notes during class, but they often don’t know how to take effective notes. Take a SIP of this: The Class Notetaker One way to demonstrate the value of taking quality notes and to help students improve their note-taking skills is to build note-taking into …

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