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Pros & Cons of Different Summative Assessments

A few weeks ago, we discussed the best formative assessments to use in your classroom, whether online or in person. I like using formative assessments to gauge where my students are in their understanding.  Today we are going to look at the pros and cons of summative...

Quick And Effective Formative Assessments

Teachers use formative assessments in their classrooms to check students’ understanding throughout a unit.  I find formative assessments to be very helpful to understand who needs more support during a unit or what lessons I need to reteach.  Sometimes, teachers can...

How to Teach Online – and Save Your Sanity!

This school year looks like none I have ever experienced, with more online learning happening than ever before. Some students are learning within their county, but online. Other students are learning in brick and mortar schools. Still, other families are choosing to...

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Pros & Cons of Different Summative Assessments

Summative assessments are used at the end of the learning process to determine what information students retained. Today we are going to look at the pros and cons of summative assessments.

How to Teach Online – and Save Your Sanity!

Teaching online is NOT the same as teaching in a traditional classroom; it can feel stressful and overwhelming at times. I’ve compiled some tips for teaching online that helped me during my years at virtual school.

Pros & Cons of Different Summative Assessments

Summative assessments are used at the end of the learning process to determine what information students retained. Today we are going to look at the pros and cons of summative assessments.

How to Teach Online – and Save Your Sanity!

Teaching online is NOT the same as teaching in a traditional classroom; it can feel stressful and overwhelming at times. I’ve compiled some tips for teaching online that helped me during my years at virtual school.

How To Engage Students In Online Learning

Being able to access digital information is a critical skill for all students. Debbie from Live, Laugh. Love to Learn is a Google Certified educator and she shares how she uses technology to engage students during online learning.

The Best Way to De-Stress Lesson Planning

Planning units changed my teaching completely. I felt more in control of my class, because I knew what students needed to learn and how my lessons fit together. I no longer stressed about having plans each week, because I had plans ready for a few weeks. I felt more relaxed and effective.

Hello! I’m Amy Mezni!

  • I believe that students need to be the leaders of the classroom. Even third graders are old enough to be held accountable and to take responsibility for their learning.
  • I do not believe that kids were made to sit in seats. They need to get up and move around.
  • Differentiated instruction is a must. I use guided reading and guided math groups to meet the individual needs of my students.
  • Helping a student to discover their love for reading is a privilege that I never get tired of.
  • School should be fun! We party in my class!