The Importance Of Classroom Civility

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In the textbook “Becoming a master student”. I read 8 articles, and I learned a lot from them. The articles I read: Introduction, Classroom civility - what 's in it for you, page 15. Chapter One, Attitudes, affirmations and visualizations, page 57. Chapter Two, More strategies for planning, page 81. Chapter Three, Set a trap for your memory, page 118. Chapter Four, Getting past roadblocks to reading, page 153. Chapter Five, The note-taking process flows, page 165. Chapter Six, Let go of test anxiety, page 206. Chapter 7, 15 common mistakes in logic, page 240.

The article “Classroom civility - what 's in it for you” tells me have civility in classroom is very important. The article mention if you don’t have civility in classroom, many problems will occur and you will lose everything in the classroom. On the other hands, if you have civility in classroom, you will become success in the course. It is very important to be respectful to the instructor because if you don’t respect your teachers how do you learn from them, and it will even be helpful after you graduate. Also, be on time is one of the ways that can show your respect to the
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The two common mistakes from the article I think are the most important ones are “Jumping to conclusions” and “Attacking the person”. For “Jumping to conclusions”, I experienced this situation before, and I think this will lead us into a very bad position. Something that you think is true is actually not true, so you need to find the proof and don’t judge something before you find out that is correct. For “Attacking a person”, don’t attack a person basic on what you heard about or think about. Because it might be wrong, different people have different thoughts and it is not fair for someone, and sometimes the truth is not what you think. The action I will take is be more careful by using

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