Sherry Jacobs

About me



Common Instructor Mistakes | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Sherry Jacobs

I am a new instructor and I am still honing my craft. I try to give the students as much information as I can but in a format that will help them retain it. I also ask the other seasoned instructors...

Managing Student Behavior | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Sherry Jacobs

Student bad behaviors can be a big distraction, for the instructor, as well as the class. I always try to speak with the student privately to see what's going on with them. A lot of the time, it has...

Setting the Stage for Success | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Sherry Jacobs

Team assignments are good at bonding the class. I also like to encourage a "Team" mentality at all times.   

Motivating Your Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Sherry Jacobs

Motivating your students is a big part in their success moving forward.  

Keeping Your Focus on the Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Sherry Jacobs

I need to remember that I do not need to be perfect, but effective  

General Strategies for Student Retention | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Sherry Jacobs

I feel it is important to show that you are enjoying teaching the class and subjects because that will give the students a good feeling of wanting to learn and match your enthusiasm.  

Understanding Student Characteristics | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Sherry Jacobs

I feel that understanding someone's background is always helpful when trying to bring out their best.  

The Road to Stress Free Living | Origin: ED110 | New comment by Sherry Jacobs

In this module I learned several positive coping mechinisms to cope with stress   

What's Stressing You Out? | Origin: ED110 | New comment by Sherry Jacobs

In this module I learned that it is important to be transparent about my stressors   

Making More Time for You | Origin: ED110 | New comment by Sherry Jacobs

In this module I learned that it is important to make time intervals to reasses my to-do list