Techniques for Learning Students’ NamesHere are a number of techniques frequently used by educators to learn their student...
Now look at your responses. If at least two of your responses were numbers: 1, 7, or 9, you personallytend to use visual c...
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Techniques for Learning Students' Names

  1. 1. Techniques for Learning Students’ NamesHere are a number of techniques frequently used by educators to learn their students’ names. Pleaseput a check by the THREE techniques that you would find most useful to you when learning yourstudents’ names each semester. 1. _______ I have my students write their names on a name tent, name badge, name place card that is placed on the front of their desks. 2. _______I have my students tell me their names and then repeat it back to them. 3. _______I create a seating chart for my students and have them adhere to it until I learned their names. 4. _______I type my students’ names over and over until I remembered them. 5. _______I have students introduce one another to the whole class. 6. _______I have them complete index cards with personal information on the card. 7. _______I look at their photos on ELC, Blackboard or some other photo displaying technology. 8. _______I say their names each time I call on them. 9. _______I create a class slide show of their photos and their names through PowerPoint.SoTL 2012 Moorman-Clark University of Georgia
  2. 2. Now look at your responses. If at least two of your responses were numbers: 1, 7, or 9, you personallytend to use visual cues to enable you to learn your students’ names.If at least two of your responses were numbers: 2, 5, and 8, you personally tend to use auditorytechniques to enable you to learn your students’ names.If at least two of your responses were numbers: 3, 4 and 6, you personally tend to use tactiletechniques to assist you in learning your students’ names.Visual techniques: 1, 7, 9Auditory techniques: 2, 5, 8Tactile techniques: 3, 4, 6If you checked any different combination of techniques you are demonstrating diversity in thetechniques that you utilize to learn your students’ names.SoTL 2012 Moorman-Clark University of Georgia

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