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ERIC Number: EJ1211155
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019-Apr
Pages: 9
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
Exit Tickets
Fowler, Kelsie; Windschitl, Mark; Richards, Jennifer
Science Teacher, v86 n8 p18-26 Apr 2019
The ideas students bring to class and their perspectives on what is happening in the classroom change constantly. Keeping track of these changes is useful for adapting lessons, nurturing student self-reflection, increasing student ownership of learning, and building a teaching practice responsive to learners' needs. In this article, the authors discuss how a simple formative assessment tool--exit tickets--can be used to help teachers do this work. Exit tickets are short response tasks that teachers administer to students after an activity (such as laboratory experiment) or class period. They present opportunities for teachers to elicit students' thinking without affecting their grade, provide individualized feedback, and identify learning needs or modifications to an instructional plan.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education; High Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A