How Do I Motivate My Students and Keep them Excited about CAPIT?
There are many ways teachers can motivate their students. Below are Three Easy-to-Implement Ideas. If you have ideas for us, please share them. CLICK HERE and type away.
IDEA 1: DIRECT INSTRUCTION
Direct Instruction is vital. Kids take cues from adults. If teachers are passionate about CAPIT, the students will be as well. Teachers should teach CAPIT lesson regularly. The more teachers engage in Direct Instruction, the better. Use your Teacher Profile to model.
As you model, call students up to help complete various interfaces. Make it fun, engaging, and competitive. For example, put the timed Matching Game on the Smart Board, and have the kids compete for the high score.
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IDEA 2: CERTIFICATES
We created certificates for students who completed Levels 1 & 2, as well as students who collected all the CAPIT Books. Please download these certificates, print them out (in color) and show them to your students. Explain to them that they will receive them when they complete Levels 1 & 2 and when they read all their Books. Our certificates will help motivate your students to work hard. You can hang these certificates on the wall and send them home.
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IDEA 3: CAPIT READER CHART
We created a Chart to help motivate your students by rewarding them for using CAPIT and completing CAPIT Lessons. You should regularly look at your Teacher Portal to see how many Days your students used CAPIT. Look for the Active Usage to see how many days each student used the app—that’s how many Stars each student deserves. REMEMBER: Only the completion of a CAPIT Lesson will register as Active Usage.
CLICK HERE to download our CAPIT Reader Chart.