Teacher Tools

March 2018

How to Succeed with Response to Intervention in a Tiered Instruction Environment: a Case Study

By |2018-03-29T14:19:28+00:00March 21st, 2018|

Before Becoming the Top Performer in its District, This School Had to Review How Data Was and Wasn’t Shared in PLC Teams. Lake Arthur High School had been doing Response to Intervention (RTI), PLC, and Tiered Instruction techniques ever since their new principal Amanda Fontenot joined the team a few years ago. The system was [...]

February 2017

Teaching students to mark high stakes tests properly and improve scores

By |2017-02-17T12:17:12+00:00February 17th, 2017|

The Stakes are High Students who take standardized high stakes tests on paper can improve their scores significantly by being sure to mark their answers carefully and correctly. According to a study by researchers at Boston College, marking errors can have a meaningful impact on a student's grade. This, in turn, can have a negative impact on not only [...]

January 2017

Teacher Tip: 3 Tips To Avoid Teacher Burnout

By |2017-01-14T16:07:04+00:00January 14th, 2017|

"The truth is there is simply more work than there is time to do it, and some things are just beyond our control." -M. Connely 7th Grade Math, Atlanta GA In many instances, we as educators expect ourselves to be perfect because we understand the stakes for our students. Furthermore, we can lose sight of the [...]

March 2016

UK Teachers: Visit Sam McKavanagh's site for tools and resources

By |2016-03-07T12:16:57+00:00March 7th, 2016|

Today we came across a great Website / Blog hosted by UK teacher Sam McKavanagh. The site is http://www.myteachinglife.co.uk and it offers articles and resources in a number of subject areas including technology for teachers, project based learning, and "other stuff."  You can also follow Sam on Twitter, where he is building a nice following of like-minded [...]