Setting goals: goal setting in the classroom
Monitoring goals: students are expected to take responsibility for monitoring their
Metacognition: students are aware of the way they student, learn and monitor
1. To increase motivation teachers should set goals that are some what difficult and
specific, within a time frame that students see as achievable.
2. Master Orientation, or task orientation is when a student wants to be mo
Achievement Goal Theory
Two key components of achievement goal theory are pro-social goals, as well as
The idea of self-processes has three components. They are: self-worth theory, selfprotective mechanisms, and development dynamics.
Response to Narrative
The teacher in the story expected her first day teaching in the classroom would satisfy her
perfect image of teaching. She was hired very soon after she had graduated even though her
resume was not very impressive. She was hired to b
Response to Edu Narrative 2
The speaker of narrative number 3 is an eight grade teacher in the rural central New
Jersey area. She has three favorite students and their names are Priya, Mimi and Laura. These
three students are Asian and in the gifted and t
Importance of Fine Art Classes
In schools today, students are being deprived of the benefits that are offered by fine arts
classes. Fine arts classes include drama, dance, musical education, and various art classes. With
the struggling economy, budget cut
1. What is teacher autonomy and how can the lack of it cause dissatisfaction among teachers?
-it is the freedom teachers have to decide what and how to teach
2. What caused the American public to believe that public education was in deep troubl
1. What are the four sectors of private education?
-Roman Catholic schools, other religious schools, independent schools, and home schools
2. What is school choice?
-people having the choice between public, private, charter and magnet schools.
1.Why is there a greater interest in school board elections in many areas today than there has
been in the past?
-Americans say they want local governments to become more involved with education and in
some districts the voters seem to be paying
1. Why are working-class students more likely to reject the message do a good job in school and
youll get a good job?
-They watch the educational sorting machine crank out winners and losers, and they see their
changes of success slipping away v
T.J. Elder Middle School Lesson Plans for 2012-13
Teacher: Ms. Foster
ELACC6RI3: Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text.