If you're one of the thousands of teachers taking part in the 4-week exit ticket challenge, this article will help you get off to a flying start.
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In this article, we'll cover the 3 steps for exit ticket success that will help you get off to a flying start for the challenge.
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Setting a routine is helpful for structuring the type of exit tickets you will collect and let's your students know their importance.
Think about including questions for each of the following:
The beginning of the week
The start of the week is a useful time to help students set their goals and encourage a growth mindset for the week ahead.
Some useful questions include:
Daily reflections encourage students to think about the impact they have on their own learning and consider how they might improve in the future.
Encouraging students to reflect on the week past is a perfect opportunity to cement learning, and think about their effort level.
This can help encourage them to put in their best effort in future.
This feedback will also support you in reflecting on your own practices for the following week.
Meaningful questions include:
In addition to scheduling recurring questions, consider how you might include regular wellbeing checks.
One of the most powerful benefits of exit tickets is adjusting your teaching to suit student needs.
Asking these questions each week will allow you to tailor your teaching in real-time. Use these questions to monitor how your changes impact student feedback and learning as the weeks go by.
Once you have you students on board, setting a clear routine will help you get better responses from your students, and give you more insights to work with when planning out your classes.
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Virtual or digital exit tickets are a quick, easy and most importantly informative way of supporting teaching and learning.
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