Sun.Oct 23, 2022

Better Feedback for Deeper Learning

A Principal's Reflections

In order to learn and grow, some type of feedback is needed along the way. While an experience can be a foundation for learning, it is the feedback that often serves as a catalyst for reflection. At this point, learners gain valuable insight into the strategies being used so that adjustments can be made to make better progress. There is also a robust research base to validate its importance.

Helping Kids Become Math Problem Solvers

Middle Web

Learning to problem solve is no easy feat for the students or the teachers in math classrooms. 5th/6th grade teacher Mona Iehl shares ideas for incorporating practices in daily lessons that can help build a ‘safe and sure’ culture where reasoning and problem solving are the norm. The post Helping Kids Become Math Problem Solvers first appeared on MiddleWeb. Articles Mathematics math culture mathematical thinking Mona Iehl MPS problem solving risk taking word problems

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PROOF POINTS: Several surprises in gloomy NAEP report

The Hechinger Report

Academic achievement in Massachusetts, historically the highest achieving state in the nation, fell so much during the pandemic that the state’s eighth graders now score below those in New Jersey in reading, and in math, an 11-point drop nearly ties Massachusetts with Utah. Meanwhile, students in the Department of Defense school system appeared not to miss a beat.

7 Great Educational Halloween Games and Activities for Kids

Educators Technology

Halloween brings a lot of fun and joy to us all. It is about the time of the year when spooky and ghosty themes are everywhere. Our classrooms are no exception. Halloween infuses our classrooms with its fun spirit and boosts kids excitements. There are several educational ways to celebrate Halloween season with students in and out of class.

Intent Signal Data 101

Intent signal data helps B2B marketers engage with buyers sooner in the sales cycle. But there are many confusing terms used to describe intent data. Read this infographic to better understand three common areas of confusion.

Curriculum Associates Launches Magnetic Reading™ Foundations for K–2, Expanding the Magnetic Reading Program to Support Grade-Level Success for K–5 Students

eSchool News

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass.— Curriculum Associates recently expanded Magnetic Reading K–5 with the launch of Magnetic Reading Foundations for Grades K–2. This new program, along with the recently released Magnetic Reading for Grades 3–5 , form an intuitive, systematic approach to instruction with rich, engaging texts that draw students to the center of learning.