OPINION: The pandemic gave graduating high school seniors new strength and resilience

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FAAFP, is a family physician, clinical instructor for UMass Medical School and author of “ The Ultimate College Student Health Handbook.” Elementary to High School Higher Education Opinion Solutions Coronavirus and Education Graduation and dropouts Social emotional

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Students Are Slipping Through the Cracks of Special Education. Schools Must Do Better.


The Power of Assessment Digging through Jason’s files and coming up empty reinforced my belief that, if we had a true district-wide RTI framework with a uniform approach to assessment, we would have uncovered Jason’s needs sooner.


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How to use digital textbooks in the K-12 classroom


It also includes feedback for learners when they answer formative assessment questions. Third grade language arts – “Native American Stories” This elementary digital textbook has ten 80-minute lessons, which can be broken up to fit shorter class sessions.

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What is Mastery Learning and How Do You Implement It Effectively?

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Jon Bergmann, author of the Mastery Learning Handbook talks about how he uses mastery learning in his chemistry and physics classrooms. Episode 797 - 10 Minute Teacher Podcast Mastery Learning 101 Jon Bergmann, Author - The Mastery Learning Handbook.

Are Your Students as Far Behind as Mine?

Turning Learning On Its Head

The big idea of mastery learning is that at the end of a unit/chapter, students take a summative assessment and if they pass, they move on to the next unit. The pandemic has been hard on schools, students, and, yes us teachers.

Civil rights at stake: Black, Hispanic students blocked from class for missing class

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Among the dozen districts with enough data to assess Native American student representation, these students sometimes accounted for double or triple the share of suspensions that would be expected based on their proportion of enrollment.

Is recess a right or a privilege?

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But, on any given day, an untold number of children in elementary schools nationwide have all or part of their recess revoked for infractions such as failing to finish their work, talking out of turn or not following directions.

How Strategic Thinking and Planning Make for Improved Behavior


ROX, a girl empowerment program, offered in elementary through high school. The district uses Educators Handbook to track and report behavior data, enabling the PBIS building facilitator to identify where incidents typically occur and what students are not responding to.

How Co-Teaching Helped Our New Teachers Support Students, In-Person and Online


Eighteen years ago, when I was a student-teacher, I started out by silently sitting in the back of an elementary-grade classroom, watching, observing and taking notes. There were no iPads, no online assessments and no Zoom. For remote learners, we used an online assessment.)

Achieving Equity Through Systems, Strategies, and Educational Justice


An equity framework, inventory, and handbook have been created to streamline and provide supports for culturally responsive systems change. Cathi Davis is the principal of Ruby Bridges Elementary located in Woodinville, WA in the Northshore School District. By Robert Low.

Emphasize Flexibility and Adaptability When Grouping Students


Base groupings on information: Use pre-tests, formatives assessments, learning styles, and even student interest surveys to divvy up the students. Don’t assess and forget: For groupings based on ability or readiness, don’t just plop the kids together and assume they’re all set. Based on assessments, you might find that some students need to change groups in the middle of the unit. The gifted group. The slow group. The behavioral issues group.

Hyped Up and Empowered: Hyperdocs Bootcamp


I was finally able to incorporate video, formative assessment with responders, and have a visually appealing lesson behind me. Before the HyperDoc Bootcamp I purchased and read the HyperDoc Handbook last September. I had surveyed one of our elementary sites to find out their tech needs. As teachers, we strive to make lessons engaging, meaningful, interactive, and fun. The list goes on. I remember when they installed my interactive whiteboard about nine years ago.

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College and career readiness activities

Kathy Schrock

One publication I love to recommend to support this process is the Occupational Outlook Handbook. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook , Home Page, on the Internet at [link] (visited November 21, 2018). MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES The Occupational Outlook Handbook can be the basis for many different college and career readiness activities. Have you used the Occupational Outlook Handbook in the classroom?

How Better Teaching Can Help Kids Who Can’t Read


According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, 32 percent of fourth-graders and 24 percent of eighth-graders aren’t reading at a basic level. Harper attended a professional-development day at one of the district’s lowest-performing elementary schools. Traci Millheim tries out a new lesson with her kindergarten class at Lincoln Elementary in Bethlehem, Pa. Jack Silva didn’t know anything about how children learn to read.

REINVENTING.SCHOOL Live Show Today - The Exploding Trend of "Pandemic Pods" and Micro-Schools #reinventingschool #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Mara Linaberger, EdD is Founder & COO, Microschool Builder, and the author of The Micro-School Builder’s Handbook. My Child Hates School and The Micro-School Builder’s Handbook.

May 31 - Interview with James Bosco on Digital Media and Participatory Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He obtained a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1961. Congressional Office of Technology Assessment called Future Visions. He wrote the article in the last edition (1996) of the Handbook of Research on Teacher Education dealing with “Alternatives to Public Education.”

News Literacy Resources for Classrooms

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Civic Online Reasoning (by the Stanford History Education Group): This research-based curriculum features foundational lessons and smart assessments for building students' critical thinking skills.