MEGA 2014 Assessing Student Attitudes

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Published on July 12, 2014

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Assessing Student Attitudes, Interests and Values to Improve Student Achievement: Assessing Student Attitudes , Interests and Values to Improve S tudent Achievement MEGA Conference 2014 July 15, 2014 Session : 164 Mobile Convention Center Room 204B Dr. Teresa J. Gardner Jacksonville State University PowerPoint Presentation: Affect is a predictor of academic success for students. The purpose of this session is to promote the importance of recognizing and assessing student attitudes, interests, and values through direct assessment and interviews with students to improve instruction and student achievement. Educator’s Definition of Affect: Educator’s Definition of Affect Affect refers to student: Attitudes Interests Values If students enjoy learning, they will have a positive attitude.: If students enjoy learning, they will have a positive attitude. PowerPoint Presentation: We assess the student’s … Attitude Towards School Interest in Academic Subjects Feelings Charts: Feelings Charts Arthur’s Feelings Chart FreePrintableBehaviorCharts.com How do I feel today? Daily chart Weekly chart Student Attitude Questionnaires: Student Attitude Questionnaires Assessments of a ttitude towards school Attitude and Belief Assessment http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/pub-res/pdf/yv/cdc_yv_seci.pdf School Attitude Assessment– Revised http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/siegle/publications/PsychMethodsSASS.pdf Assessments of Learning Style: Assessments of Learning Style Paragon Learning Style Inventory http://web.calstatela.edu/faculty/jshindl/plsi/plsi48a.htm Learning Style Preference Questionnaire www.geoffpetty.com /downloads/WORD/ TeacherstyleStudentques.doc Learning Style Teaching Style The VARK Questionnaire http:// www.vark-learn.com / english / page.asp?p =questionnaire Attitude or Intelligence?: Attitude or Intelligence? Intelligence as a fixed asset… Intelligence as a result of effort… PowerPoint Presentation: Do you believe ALL students can learn? …intelligence can be changed through sustained hard work. : … intelligence can be changed through sustained hard work. Willingham (2009) p. 10 PowerPoint Presentation: Data as verified by school districts as of April 25, 2012 Cannot be compared to 2010 Graduation Rate nor Projected Four-Year Dropout Rate Where We Stand 12 Where does the problem begin?: Where does the problem begin? According to the literature…: According to the literature… According to the literature…: According to the literature… PowerPoint Presentation: As of June 10, 2014, there have been 34 school shootings since the Sandy Hook shooting on December 14, 2012. http://www.news-leader.com/story/opinion/contributors/2014/06/29/school-shootings/11573459/ Student affect may result from the teacher’s classroom management style. : Student affect may result from the teacher’s classroom management style. Do students see you like this? Effective Classroom Management: Effective Classroom Management Based on the premise that class management is related to student behavior, Bru , Stephens, and Torsheim (2002), studied the extent to which a teacher’s class management skills affected student behavior. How much self-rule vs. teacher rule? Treat students equally !!! How do students describe effective and ineffective teachers?: How do students describe effective and ineffective teachers? Boring? Unapproachable? Effective classroom management: Effective classroom management Student classroom misbehavior has an impact on the students themselves.: Student classroom misbehavior has an impact on the students themselves. Create a classroom climate of social and emotional support for students. : C reate a classroom climate of social and emotional support for students. Do students t hink of you as fair? How do you view going back to school?: How do you view going back to school? DON’T FEEL FRUSTRATED!: DON’T FEEL FRUSTRATED! How do I create a socially and emotionally supportive classroom?: How do I create a socially and emotionally supportive classroom? Assessments for Teachers: Assessments for Teachers http://teacher.scholastic.com Reaching All Students Classroom Environment Routines and Procedures We’ve identified the student’s problem- now let’s ask ourselves…: We’ve identified the student’s problem- now let’s ask ourselves … Why does the problem exist ? Is the student feeling ignored?: Is the student feeling ignored? Are others watching?: Are others watching? How do you respond?: How do you respond? Differences between boys and girls…: Differences between boys and girls… Do you balance reinforcement?: Do you balance reinforcement? 4:1 Provide 4 positive statements to every negative statement. Bloom’s Taxonomy - Affective Domain: Bloom’s Taxonomy - Affective Domain Receiving The student passively pays attention: Receiving The student passively pays attention Responding: Responding Valuing The student associates a value or some values to the knowledge he/she acquired: Valuing The student associates a value or some values to the knowledge he/she acquired Organization : Organization Characterizing : Characterizing Summary: Summary

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