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Testing puts a lot of pressure and stress on our students. This stress is a huge factor in how students do on their tests. Read this blog to learn how stress hurts test scores.
Parents and teachers want the same thing: students to be happy and successful at school. But teachers can misunderstand parents and assume they don’t care. Parents may have had a bad experience in school and are reluctant to trust schools. Read this blog for how to make parents partners in your classroom.
Whether or not administrators and teachers mean to emphasize the test, the “test” has become the center of education. Read this blog post for ways to make testing student-friendly.
Standardized testing does have a purpose, and, when used correctly, can be helpful to teachers, students, and parents. So, what exactly is the purpose of standardized testing?
Have you ever graded a set of tests and wondered why the grades weren’t better? In this post, I will focus on the three types that teachers can build into their instructional units: diagnostic, formative, and summative.
There are many different ways to to teach essay writing. Many teachers use the Single Point Rubrics as a way to get students focused on mastering one skill.
Although text-based essays can be difficult for students, they don’t have to. I use a standard form of teaching text-based essay writing that I believe works well!
Knowing roots and affixes can help students determine the meaning of new words. This blog post will look at ways to teach roots and affixes effectively.
Most teachers have a love/hate relationship with interactive notebooks. In this blog, we discuss 5 problems with interactive notebooks and how you can solve them!