Confidence checks give you a quick pulse check on whether students have understood the content and where they might need more support. They also support differentiated instruction by letting you spot which students need extra attention.
Creating a positive classroom climate helps students feel safe, respected supported and welcomed. These exit ticket questions are designed to identify opportunities for changing the classroom environment for the better.
Reflecting on learning is a powerful tool in aiding comprehension and memory. Using exit tickets to prompt student reflection (via tools like Ziplet) is an easy and timely way to get students to reprocess information. These ideas focus on encouraging students to think more deeply about lesson content.
Remote learning has presented many unexpected changes for teachers and students alike. Understanding how these changes have impacted students can help mitigate learning challenges.
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To get the most out of the exit ticket process, questions should:
When starting to use exit tickets it is a good idea to use structured questions to support students in becoming familiar with the process. These can then be adjusted over time to be more open-ended in nature.
Exit tickets can use a variety of question types, for example, some questions might involve a rating scale, another might be more open-ended asking students to write their specific concerns or ideas or reflection. Another might ask a student to respond to a specific questions or prompt. It is a good idea, therefore, to model the exit tickets to your class and show them how to complete the different types of questions that might be asked.