Sunday, June 05, 2011

Mr. Silva-Brown's Report Card, Part Three "What were things that Mr. Silva-Brown did well?" 2011 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.

-Good examples

-power points and news

-kept class moving

-Made sure that students fully understood before going to next task

-quizzes

-Was always able to understand what was covered when I left class

-Straight up about life will be after high school, how we needed a plan.  Loved Barbie and Elmo. (Used Barbie’s Prom Date to discuss Opportunity Cost, and Elmo to discuss scarcity.  Remember the late 1990’s Elmo craze? Thanks CCEE!)

-Everything

-Speech and getting everyone involved

-Multiple learning tools (video, slide shows, pictures, etc)

-Lectures were enjoyable, power points were entertaining, Jeopardy was crucial to knowing what to study for tests.

-Making it fun with all the knowledge we had to learn.

-Made us laugh while staying on topic.

-Stayed on the focus of the AP Test and provided us with the materials needed to pass the test.

-Makes every class fun and interesting.

-Well organized and treated everyone equally.

-Gave us the information needed to succeed in class and answered questions completely.

-Power-points and Jeopardy

-Good at teaching in class

-Lectures were fun and taught class well

-Made learning amusing

-Power points, videos, facts, humor

-Hit the major points and taught the class to be successful

-Kept History interesting, clear understanding, multiple examples to visualize history, not just read it.

-Sarcasm, power points

-Helping everyone understand, especially hands on

-Teaches very well

-Fair to all students when it comes to the rules.

-Didn’t lecture all period which made it easy to stay awake.

-Kept things fun while not letting it get out of hand and distracting.

-Made sure people understood what he was teaching.

-Had strict policies so that there was no room for confusion.

-Answered all their questions and had good notes.

-Explained things in a way we understood.

-Good lectures and slideshows

-Gave straightforward facts/info

-Organized plans with very good examples and understandable tasks

-Kept our interest/attention and kept us from falling asleep

-Most things went well

-Kept class motivated and excited to learn.

-Always had cool facts about modern stuff.

-I liked the lectures

-Made learning fun.  It was a no-brainer to show up to class.

-Presented information smoothly and interestingly

-Made good power points and would answer all our questions

-Answering questions and going over material

-Made class funner

-Getting your attention and making things memorable

-Pretty funny and well prepared.  You knew a lot about what you were teaching.

-Managed to make lectures interesting with colorful power points and video.

-Class activities helped make the class enjoyable while being educated.

-Very loud.  Made be pay attention.  Power points very well done and very organized.

-Planned ahead and had us prepared for the AP exam.

-Got info across and clearly described stuff.

-Power points.  Fucking smart.

-Gave good examples while teaching the lesson

-Talking in front of class with notes.

-Yes

-Power points were really good and helped me learn the material.

-The lectures were were really good.

-Told us when assignments and quizzes were before hand.  Lectured well and was well organized.

-Power points, explained things well while not being one-sided.

-Use good analysis, sometimes we took longer to go over subjects so we good understand better.

-Explained things well and made it fun.

-The Internet clips

-Power points, getting the students attention and teaching.

-Helping us make our own decisions and always staying moderate

-Lecture and videos

-Made the class fun

-Prepared slides for notes

-Lectures

-Jeopardy

-Taught

-Note taking and studying for the tests which were easy

-Made me laugh. I liked having all the power points for notes.

-Taught well with a good sense of humor

-Your lecturing would explain some things well.  Using different activities so we wouldn’t be bored.

-Horrified looks

-Very interested and well put together for learning.  Power points were great. Students were interested in learning.  Lots of stuff online.

-Did a great job at explaining things and making them more understandable

-Give students a choice

-Explaining presentations with great notes

-Got information out there to a point where it was easy to understand

-Made class enjoyable with humor

-Teach, sarcasm, showing news

-Gave whitty responses quickly, but upheld a standard with rules that helped the class

-Finishing notes and making sure everyone understood them

-Giving Econ examples that allowed people to get a better view of the subject.

-Showing the news and actually letting us talk about it afterwards.

-Very good speaker.  Great job explaining things.  And made us laugh!

-Spoke well to the class and made things easy to understand

-Electrified the class environment.

-Great speaker.  Outspoken, but kept class moving and busy.  Great power points and news.

-Get your attention and argue

-Didn’t drag class on.  Showed us video clips to keep us focused instead of huge lectures and we wouldn’t pay attention to.

-Teaching

-Gave good examples and did good activities

-Spoke in a loud and clear voice. Power points were organized and easy to follow.

-Took charge of the class and we reviewed well for tests.

-Power points and the way he explained things. 

-Being able to make fun of people and himself

-Loved Econ simulations and the slideshows were extremely helpful.

-Explained information well and answered questions thoroughly and clearly.

-Showed interesting videos that related to the class and gave us a better understanding of the material. Kept students engaged with humor.

-Lecturing, slide shows

-Tests that came from AP’s, FRQ/DBQ practice, extra resources, Lectures and power points, connecting with students, made history enjoyable

-Explained how history impacts American even to this day and keeps class interesting while being unbiased towards politics

-Lecturing while keeping student attention

-Made it easy to remember with little sayings and funny stories.  I always left laughing and wanting to come back.

-Teaching.  If everyone paid attention and attended class every day then there was no reason not to do well.

-Interacted with the class well and hammered facts into you with weekly quizzes.

-Jeopardy

-Notes were well prepared and easy to follow, serious but when it mattered and comical when it was appropriate.

-The way he taught.  Power points were great.

-Did everything well overall

-Made things interesting which caused me to pay attention in class.  I learned more.

-Kept everyone interested and awake in class.

-Well, basically everything was done well.  I really liked the videos that we watched that backed up notes and the textbook.

And there you have it.

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