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Shift to Self-assessment

Catlin Tucker

Who decided that grading and assessment should be the exclusive responsibility of teachers? Why do we sideline students when it comes to assessment? Self-assessment is a powerful strategy that encourages students to become more invested in their learning journeys.

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Sight Word Literacy Activities And Assessments For Elementary Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

contributed by Samantha Saumell As teachers, we may have moments where we stand in front of our bright-eyed students, and … Sight Word Literacy Activities And Assessments For Elementary Students Read More. The post Sight Word Literacy Activities And Assessments For Elementary Students appeared first on TeachThought.


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eSpark: The FREE Differentiation Tool for Elementary Reading and Math

The CoolCatTeacher

eSpark is a free no-prep solution that teachers of math and reading at the elementary level need to try. I recommend that Math and Language Arts teachers of elementary-aged students check out eSpark. eSpark Learning is a fun, free differentiated instruction app for elementary and kindergarten classrooms. What is a Quest?

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10 amazing assessment ideas

Ditch That Textbook

Looking back at your elementary, middle, and high school years – […]. The post 10 amazing assessment ideas appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Batsheva has been in education for over 25 years and is the producer and host of the popular podcast, Overthrowing Education.

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Finding the Right Technology for Early Elementary Classrooms


Look for apps and programs that cover key concepts and skills taught in early elementary grades, such as phonics , early literacy , basic math skills and foundational science concepts. Edtech tools streamline the formative assessment process, making it more efficient and less intrusive.

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Heritage Elementary Students Soar

MIND Research Institute

In the wake of the Tustin hangar fires, Heritage Elementary students and educators faced a myriad of challenges. Heritage Elementary students and staff persevered, emerging stronger than ever. Courtney Smith, Heritage Elementary Principal, Tustin USD The experience of being displaced also led to unforeseen advantages.

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Differentiating Instruction in Kindergarten and Elementary Grades with Laura Robb

The CoolCatTeacher

Furthermore, kindergarten and elementary grades are fundamental. EXTENDED EPISODE - Episode #791- The 10 Minute Teacher Podcast Differentiating Reading Instruction in Kindergarten through Elementary Laura Robb, Reading Expert. Transcript - Differentiating Instruction for Kindergarten and Elementary - Laura Robb - Episode 791.