Learn how to effectively track your students’ participation and attendance. Both can be indicative of how much help they need.

Tips to encourage participation include:

  • use clicker apps for web-enabled devices that encourage class involvement and gauge understanding of content
  • administer quizzes regarding readings and homework at each class meeting
  • give group quizzes to teach the importance of collaboration
  • grade class discussions
  • provide your expectations up front to your students
  • award points for attendance
  • contact students regarding attendance issues