Testing season is upon us, and this year everyone – students, parents, administrators, and teachers – is especially anxious because in most states there will be new, more rigorous tests. So what’s a teacher to do? Give students volumes of practice tests? Cram more content into the school day? Wear out your students with studying? Not according to the research.
School improvement can’t exist until the learning of educators becomes the constant. Teachers all across America are working hard, but some fail while others excel. To reach the goal of “No Child Left Behind,” it starts with saving every teacher first. Excellence in Every Classroom (EIEC) is a philosophy that leaders employ to save every kid by making teacher learning the preferred tool of school improvement.
Being a digital leader today is more important than ever. From effectively using technology, to keeping in touch with your school community, to creating innovative ways to engage with staff; the role of the digital leader is is a crucial one.
How can educators, practitioners and parents best use technology in natural environments to include children in grades preK-5 with developmental and learning differences? In this webinar, Tamara Kaldor M.S. shared strategies for using technology to support children in grades preK-5 affected by autism spectrum disorders (ASD), sensory processing disorders (SPD), communication disorders, learning disabilities, and other developmental differences.
Whether they are ready or not, our students of today will be our leaders of tomorrow. In this webinar, featuring the Korean War as a backdrop, presenter Dana Maddock, Curriculum Trainer – MOH Character Development Program, explored the character value of leadership.
Using curation platforms such as Pinterest and eduClipper helps teachers and students categorize knowledge and find great ideas without having to think of them themselves.
As the time to plan summer school programs gets underway, this webinar provided a resource to assist in your development process. Fellow educators shared their models for personalizing learning both in the summer and during the regular school year to close math gaps.
Interested in the many ways that digital images can be used to build critical thinking skills and student collaboration? Wondering how digital images can deepen and strengthen the learning going on in the classroom or library? In this session, Sara Torpey shared simple, practical strategies for incorporating digital images into everyday teaching!
Songs, rhythmic chants, and small and large movement activities can be an enjoyable way to holistically support young children’s emerging math skills. Before children are able to count to ten or add and subtract, they are developing their mathematical understanding.
Informal formative assessment practices can assist daily, to solicit input and provide feedback to students. These practices can be used to adjust instruction in a timely fashion in order to best meet the needs of students in your classroom.