HANDLING RIGHT AND WRONG ANSWERS
TO HANDLE RIGHT ANSWERS
Give praise and rewards at the right time.
right answer must be both complete and correct.
Praise your student after every correct answer.
When your student gives a right answer on the first try, without
help, give special recognition.
your student fishes for answers, get a commitment before you
Let the student know it is all right to try even if unsure of
your student doesn't answer, do these things:
Calmly ask the question again, give a hint, ask another question
that might elicit the same answer, be encouraging!
Sound pleased when you get an answer, and praise the student if
Don't make an issue of the resistance to answer.
Have the student think out loud rather than say nothing
TO HANDLE WRONG ANSWERS
Correct your student's work without being discouraging
Don't say ``no'' or ``that's wrong'' and never make fun
Always try to get a right answer before going on to the next
the student's answer is incomplete, help the student with the
question and the answer.
the answer is incorrect, give clues to help discover the answer.
Once the student has discovered the right answer, repeat the
question, have the student repeat the right answer, and provide
sure the student understands what the error was and give another
opportunity later to repeat the question and answer so that the
correct answer is reinforced.
the student consistently gets the wrong answer, review the
different ways you might involve the student and try another
approach until you find one that provides success for the