3 components of effective literacy instruction for students struggling with reading skills

3 components of effective literacy instruction for students struggling with reading skills

The importance of literacy across all school subjects is obvious: If students struggle to read textbooks, novels, worksheets, classroom assignments, and instructional materials, they can find themselves at a huge disadvantage in any classroom. As you teach students...
How formative assessments can improve student success in the 2019-2020 school year

How formative assessments can improve student success in the 2019-2020 school year

How do you use assessments in your classroom? Many view assessments simply as a means of determining student success after completing a unit of study, but assessments can also be used as tools to help improve student achievement throughout the school year. When used...
What does it look like to incorporate the Gradual Release of Responsibility Framework in your classroom this year?

What does it look like to incorporate the Gradual Release of Responsibility Framework in your classroom this year?

As teachers, our mission is to equip and inspire students to become lifelong learners. Traditional methods of instruction which emphasize rote learning and memorization may help some students achieve high test scores. However, this approach won’t help students develop...