iPad Apps and Instructional Strategies – Reinforcing Effort and Providing Recognition

Teaching for Tomorrow

This is the third post in a series devoted to integrating the instructional strategies discussed in Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement (Marzano, Pickering, and Pollock) into teaching and learning in a 1-to-1 iPad environment. While in no way a comprehensive list, these resources will hopefully give some ideas for how to integrate the strategies into instruction using the iPad.

Reinforcing Effort and Providing Feedback

This instructional strategy provided a bit of a challenge in identifying appropriate apps for the iPad, but I was able to find information on this site from the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory in Portland, Oregon, to help identify implementation strategies that fit.

Student attitudes and belief can have a strong impact on academic achievement.  By recognizing student effort and providing constructive feedback, students are more aware of how hard work can turn into positive results.  The applications listed below can help students and…

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