Student Teacher Evaluation

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As a student, had you ever experienced a year where your teacher didn’t quite meet your standards? Whether it be in the way that a class is taught or the assignments that are given? Or even could have done certain things a little differently to make the experience in the classroom more worthwhile? Students often don’t speak their minds and let their teachers know what they could do to help the students learn effectively. Student- teacher evaluations can allow the students to let their teachers know what they can do to improve their teaching methods and what they can do better. The assessments would be set up the same way as the self-assessments that the students are given during class. The teachers will then look over the evaluations to see …show more content…
Most students participate in sports and clubs and have a limited amount of time after school to do hours of homework. On average, a “high school student spends three and a half hours a day on homework”(Bidwell) and about two and a half to three hours (Fitzhugh) a day on sports, and that is not counting travel to games or meets and the games or meets themselves. Those numbers add up to about six hours a night of sports and homework. If a student immediately did their homework after school at three, they would not be finished until nine o’clock at night, and this is not even counting large, time consuming projects and essays. When a student is assigned a lot of homework and also has to attend a cross country race that is an hour away from the school, they won’t get home until late at night, making it so they are up late into the night, which affects their performance in classes the next day. However, if the “teacher does not assign enough homework, the students would not have enough practice with certain topics” (Bean), such as vocabulary or mathematics. Teachers would appreciate acknowledging the schedules of their students so they know what a reasonable amount of work would be. Teachers “may be in their own personal bubble, and not realize how busy some students are” (Donahue) causing them to assign a …show more content…
However, there are many restrictions. Some states have a legality issue, where they do not allow student’s to have input or comments on how they are taught. Due to this, many states, such as Connecticut, allow the school districts to decide whether or not student-teacher evaluations are allowed

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