Friday, June 20, 2008

Mr. Silva-Brown's Report Card, Part Three "What were things that Mr. Silva-Brown did well?" 2008 edition

And finally, we end on a good note. These are all the things, word for word, that the students thought that I did well.

-Jeopardy, slide shows, the news. (Jeopardy is our test review)
-Powerpoints!
-He teased well.
-He was very good about making sure we understood and was open for questions
-Going over country material
-Lots of power points and notes
-Gave interesting notes. I don't have much else.
-Seemed to be organized and have a clear objective. It was easy to follow along and keep up with the class. Mock Congress was awesome and the class was interactive.
-Presentation of daily news, Socratic seminar, inspiration of analytical thinking with regards to politics and ideology, the presence of realpolitick in the classroom
-taught well and was very knowledgeable
-argue with students
-he stayed professional and did not let some of the students that harassed him affect him
-I learned a lot during Jeopardy and videos, but we didn't do enough of this
-not really anything
-teaching was excellent. I learned easily and the power points made it even easier
(Note: all the above was from my AP class. Quite varied, don't you think?)
-The notes
-He explained the notes very well
-Stayed on top of it and always had something for us to do. He also let us do most of our stuff in class so we wouldn't really have a lot of homework. I really appreciate that.
-Teaching and making it fun.
-Classroom environment
-made sure students understood
-Giving out attendance contracts
-Make me understand
-explains
-Made class fun, excellent teaching style, great integration of technology
-Communicated well with students. Clear and loud voice. Made notes simple.
-Lots of info
-Communicated and got through to me
-Jeopardy, covering test material
-In general, everything was great
-Explaining the material, conveyance was at an excellent standard
-power points
-Good teaching technology, high spirited, a little scary, learned how to treat the ladies (???)
-Organizing. I liked the grades and Moodle online.
-You kept me entertained and made the class fun
-Notes
-Annoyed me, haha, jk, You're a fun teacher dude!
-Taught the material well and tried to make everyone understand it
-Speak and teach and explain
-Projected his voice well. Some very good lessons.
-I like the way you teach. I learned a lot in this class. I think the biggest reason was your attitude. Please don't lose it!
-Speak and teach
-Get everyone's attention and under control
-The way you give out quizzes, that taught me a lot and was helpful
-Mac on the office ta's
-overall teaching
-the way he was organized
-the news
-actually taught me something, I feel I learned the most in this class than any other
-He taught the class with great personality and enthusiasm
-You're a great speaker and you get people to listen to you.
-Jeopardy and interacting with students
-Lectures and explanations
-Made it fun so we stayed awake in class. Different ways of teaching, it was nice that it wasn't all the same
-Spoke loudly
-Explained concepts. Good model of notes.
-Your sense of humor and all your stories. You teach good.
-Explained things well.
-Knows how to present and explain new things in a way that is fun
-explaining and teaching
-taught well, entertaining enough that I wanted to come to class.
-everything but his jump shot
-kept class interesting
-Explained difficult concepts well. Engaged students in discussion.
-Drove
-Well organized
-Made sure we learned our stuff by quizzing us every day
-He's a really good yeller
-Creative on the information you gave us, little homework, teaching us was really good
-Asked if there was questions and you helped on your own time
-Taught well, gave good lectures, told good stories
-Explaining things and looking classy every day. Winning his milkshake because he knew Zito wasn't going to win games.
-Good at getting picked on by students
-Explained everything thoroughly, making sure everyone understood everything completely.
-made sure that we understand the material being taught
-talked loud
-spoke loudly
-Good at explaining difficult concepts. When you were teaching and not messing around, you were really good.
-Joke around
-The notes were always clear and easy to understand
-Explained things well if you didn't understand the first time
-He got excited over stuff and maintained a good attitude
-Keeping students interested
-Kept the attention of the class
-Good notes
-The volume of voice and pictures helped me remember things
-Speaking and explaining the assignments. Plus he was always helping.
-Humor is muy bien. Jokes make the stuff funner to learn.
-Taught topics like terrorism very well
-News, making eye catching power points, picking out awesome ties every day, being a complete smart ass
-Explaining what he was talking about.

There you have it.
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