This article contains information to support your participation in the 10 Day Check-in Challenge.
The aim of the challenge is to help you to build a habit of checking in more regularly with your students. 9 out of 10 Ziplet teachers identify changes they have made to better support their students through only a month of regular check-ins. During this time, any responses gathered will contribute to your Challenge total.
Checking in with your students is important, with research showing that regular student check-ins and feedback can accelerate a student's learning growth by up 2 times across a year.
Checking in with your students can take many forms, including:
Across the challenge we suggest you aim to ask 1 question per day to your class or classes, to build the habit of more regularly checking in with your students. Doing so will help you:
A few tips to be prepared:
You can find more information about getting started with Ziplet here.
Setting a routine can give you powerful insights over time. It can also help clarify the type of questions you'll ask and lets students know they'll be a regular part of the teaching process.
Consider a daily bellringer, and daily exit ticket, complemented by a weekly SEL check-in.
Tips for great check-ins:
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Go to Ziplet.com/GO and enter the GO! Code:
A few simple steps to go from testing to implementing Ziplet in your classroom with minimal disruption.
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