You don’t have to give your entire life over to grading.
Grades: High School
Story time has never been more engaging!
Because there is no one way to read a story
Identify roadblocks to parent involvement and pave the way to better relationships with these five tested strategies. (This blog entry is the third in a series on Building Positive School Culture—here are the first and second posts.) Has this happened to you? Last spring, the Philadelphia school where Sarah is a first-year science teacher put weeks of[…]
Grades: Middle School
Misha writes: “My middle school is starting an 8th-grade honors section of language arts. I would love to hear suggestions on how to accommodate the higher-level students and make the class look drastically different from my regular sections?” Figuring out how to differentiate between regular and honors sections can be challenging. Start with letting your[…]
You don't have to give your entire life over to grading.
There is more than one way to retell a classic!
We love fractured fairy tales! Reading new spins on familiar stories is a great way to help beginning readers understand story elements such as plot, setting and theme. In addition, comparing two versions of the same fairy tale is part of the Common Core State Standards for second graders. In this first part of a[…]
This is a guest post from OnlineUniversities.com. Thanks to an ever-richer assortment of educational games, students at nearly all levels of schooling are getting the chance to learn while having fun, experimenting and practicing essential skills through video games. While gaming is most prevalent in K–12 classrooms, even some graduate schools are getting in on[…]