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seatwork

[seet-wurk] /ˈsitˌwɜrk/
noun, Education
1.
work that can be done by a child at his or her seat in school without supervision.
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  • Third- and fifth-grade students spent more time on seatwork, while seventh-grade students had more teacher-led activities.
  • He will initially attempt seatwork, but at the first sign of frustration, begins to walk around the room and talk.
  • They also devoted significantly less time to lecturing and to seatwork.
  • Teacher monitoring of seatwork and homework is viewed as an important instructional behavior that influences student learning.
  • Teachers let students choose their own partners when completing seatwork to avoid labeling students as fast or slow learners.
  • Provide explicit instruction and practice for seatwork exercises and, where necessary, monitor students during seatwork.
  • It is focuses on teacher-directed instruction more than on independent seatwork.
  • Student activities are completed independently as silent seatwork.

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