Teacher Recommendations

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Short presentation or teachers on letters of recommendations.

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Teacher Recommendations :

Teacher Recommendations Mrs. Troseth, MS, GCDF ISM College Counselor and High School Advising Teacher

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Purpose of a Teacher Recommendation Teacher Recommendations = a teacher’s perspective Recommendations provide colleges with: Insight of the student not provided in the application Academic and intellectual promise information Community or campus "fit” Adult perspective of the student

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Creating a Recommendation Elements to include: Paragraph 1 (Introductory paragraph/Background information) What you teach, how long you have taught, how you know the student, how many years you have worked with the student, what classes the student has had with you. Body of Letter (What makes this student a good candidate for the college and a successful student once at college?) Academic performance, intellectual promise, leadership, motivation, creativity, independence, maturity, talents, etc. Reaction to failure Facts and anecdotes to support information in letter Extracurricular participation only if relates to academic area What is it like teaching this student and having them in class?

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Creating a Recommendation Elements to include (continued): Conclusion – emphasize why the student is a good match and if you recommend them with reservations or enthusiastically. Contact Information – your name, email address, and phone number.

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Sample Recommendations

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Using Naviance to Upload Recommendations

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Using Naviance to Upload Recommendations Account = is- minnesota Username is first letter of first name and entire last name

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Student Requests for Recommendations Students will be asked to personally request a letter of recommendation. Students will then send an invite teacher(s) to write a recommendation through Naviance . Teacher(s) will receive an email through ISM email system for this request.

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Using Naviance to Upload Recommendations

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Using Naviance to Upload Recommendations

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