Posts Tagged Daily Reflection

One Question a Day

Rather than the traditional daily school announcements, here is how a very successful school uses its announcements to prompt students to think about character development. Four days a week the morning announcements END WITH A QUESTION designed to prompt reflection and responsibility.

Posing a daily question directs the attention of everyone in the school (both students and teachers) to a specific issue or topic. Throughout the year, the school reinforces school-wide procedures, solves small problems, and encourage internal motivation through the announcements.

This practice of posing questions at the end of the morning announcement has been going on for many years, and the school sees a lot of good coming from them. Although the specific questions are tailored to the … >>>


Daily Questions for Students and Teachers

If you want to help your students improve their performance (and also improve your own), make these questions a part of your classroom culture.

Create (or have a student create) a large poster with the following questions clearly visible:
1. What am I learning?
2. How am I learning?
3. Why am I learning?
4. Who am I becoming?

Primary students can share their responses with each other. Older students can reflect on the lesson/day in their journals.

Create a small poster for yourself, too. A pocket-size card will do. Place these questions on the card for a morning glance:
1. What am I doing to start my day in a positive way?
2. What do I get to do … >>>