Stuff Students Say and Other Classroom Treasures
Read about the funny stuff students say in my classroom and get intermediate teaching ideas!
Stoplight Independent Practice
I adapted this strategy from my super awesome teacher buddy, Miss Clee! The only supplies needed are some colored construction paper! This is a great way to gauge student's progress during independent work. Students use cards to indicate whether they are good to go (green), struggling a bit (yellow) or stuck (red). While doing a…
Guided Reading Assessments
I've found it really helpful to do guided reading "snapshots" throughout the year. My students are assessed using running records, tests fro...
Fabulous in Fifth!
One of the things that I dislike about teaching is managing the paper work. Back to School time is the worst. It is tough trying to manage who brought in slips, who is missing what form, what language should I send home, etc. During the year, there is a continuous flow of permission slips, notes from parents, dismissal procedures, etc. that continue to come in. I have used a method for many, many years to help make it easier. I have created a "Communication and Form Binder." You need…
Assessment in My Reading Workshop | Scholastic
How can you implement a Reading Workshop and also assess your readers in an effective, efficient, and, most importantly, informative way?
Fun Free Stuff to Print
Part of maintaining a well-run classroom is having lots of kid-friendly learning tools, such as centers, manipulatives, flashcards, pocket chart activities, and so on to make lessons interesting and interactive. Unfortunately, filling your classroom with these types of things can be expensive and searching for free stuff on the internet is time-consuming. So, I’ve collected …
Four Types of Reading Assessments - Make Take & Teach
Assessment and intervention is the heart and soul of Response to Intervention (RtI). Prior to beginning either a school-wide program or developing an intervention plan for a particular student, it is critically important to have assessment data. There are 4 types of reading assessments that comprise a comprehensive K-3 reading assessment plan. Each type of assessment is […]
How To Organize Your Assessment Scores Digitally! • A Turn to Learn
So many of us are used to our spiral grade books, but have you considered using a digital gradebook? I personally love my having all of my test scores saved digitally so much that I’ll never go back to a paper and pencil grade book! This Technology “Tuesday” tutorial idea comes from one of the […]
PDFBEAR - Your online conversion tool for all your PDF files
The PDF is an effective tool for education. Learn how to maximize its uses and how it can help learning more effective through this guide.
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Assessment Anchor Charts
TRAFFIC LIGHT ASSESSMENT If your school board subscribes to Ophea H&PE Curriculum Resources: Grades 1-8! and click on grade 1, 2, 3th...
Once upon a time
I love working on narrative and looking at narrative development in children. It's something that I find many speech therapists tend to shy ...
Assessing Speech and Language Skills using the iPad
It is time to go back to school and as new kids arrive to your school, start school, or move up a grade level, it is also time to assess their skills for performing in the classroom. While a lot of…