Top 10 Ways to Wake-up Students in Class - SimpleK12 The following is a guest post from Michelle Doman, a 7th and 8th grade Language Arts teacher at Brandon Middle School in Wisconsin. Top 10 Ways to Wake-up Students in Class Many people get a little squeamish, wiggly, and offer a scrunched expression when I respond to the question, “What grades do you teach?” I teach middle school, and with heart and honesty, I find great joys (and challenges) in teaching the group referred to as “tweens” and adolescents. Social Studies Practice Test Pre-ID Layout for Ohio Statewide Assessments 2016-2017 The department has updated its Student Pre-Identification (Pre-ID) File layout for the 2016-2017 school year. The layout collects student information for Ohio’s State Tests, the Alternate Assessment and the Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment (OELPA). Districts will continue to use the old Pre-ID layout for the Ohio Graduation Tests (OGT). IMPORTANT: Districts participating in the summer 2016 administration for grade 3 English language arts and high school end-of-course tests will continue to use the 2015-2016 Pre-ID file layout. The new layout will not go into effect until the Fall 2016 administration.
The Differentiator Try Respondo! → ← Back to Byrdseed.com The Differentiator TESOL Lesson Plans for Children - TESOL - Yahoo! News Search Results Teaching English to preschoolers (3 – 5 years old) Theme of the lesson: Learning things that are moving and related subjects to the moving things. Proficiency level: preschoolers (3 – 5 years old) Skill objectives: students’ skills in identifying five things that are moving, and where they are moving on. Methodology: Combination of Total Physical Response and Communicative Approach Key objects of learning: flashcards, books, DVD
Best 20 Sites to Download eBooks 20 Sites to Download Free eBooks for your Digital Library With all the technology around these days, we don’t need a tree to make a book. Scholastic survey of 2014 shows that 61% of school kids in the USA read digital books vs. 25% in 2010. Print books, CDs, Blu-ray discs are going to the past. Now we can download eBooks onto our Kindles, iPads, iPod, phones, laptops… the list is endless. Here’s a useful collection of sites for getting free eBooks (yes, free!) Techie Teacher Tips Welcome to Techie Teacher Tips; your resource for effectively integrating technology in the classroom. Feel free to follow my technology board on too! Thanks for visiting!!! I have created this site to be a resource for myself and other elementary teachers. Feel free to share the site with others and visit often (I am continually adding new resources as I find them).
327 Common Core Aligned Playlists from MentorMob & LearnZillion MentorMob and LearnZillion have teamed up to create a comprehensive collection of Common Core aligned learning playlists perfect for providing students with easy access to guided learning experiences. Currently there are 327 Common Core aligned playlists ready and available for free on the MentorMob site.MentorMob playlists are displayed in a step-by-step format that allow users to interact with live web content right on the page, keeping students on track without getting lost in a stream of open tabs and new pages. As students progress through a playlist at their own pace, MentorMob keeps track of completed steps. Flexibility to move within a playlist is provided by a preview that's always accessible on the side of the screen, allowing users to jump to different steps as needed for reteaching and challenge.
Tips for Engaging Parents this School Year It’s that time again for many of us worldwide to start the new school year! This time of year is very exciting, but also comes with new challenges. One of the most important challenges of the school year is how to engage parents. Larry Ferlazzo, author of Building Parent Engagement in Schools, points out that while many schools involve parents they rarely engage parents. According to Larry Ferlazzo, engaged parents are those that enter into partnerships with teachers and school staff to provide the best learning environment for children.
How to Type Faster: Tips and Tricks to Master the Keyboard Living on the digital edge where typing is almost an everyday necessity, learning the ways of proper keyboard usage are crucial. Not only are you able to be more productive and get things done quicker with a keyboard, typing faster can enable you to keep up with your brain; that little voice in your head that has great ideas might only last for a few seconds before it’s forgotten. (Image Source: Fotolia) In this article, we’ll give you 5 tips to get you started typing faster and proper. Some of the tips are quite obvious ones, but we’ll provide you with a few apps to help you practice and learn faster. Recommended Reading: 50 Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts You Should Know
How to Write Lesson Plans .. adapted from Writing Lesson Plans from the Huntington College Education Department Madeline Hunter's (Seven Steps) Anticipatory Set (setting the stage)--attention-getter and focuser Statement of Objectives--tell students what they'll be able to do as a result of the lesson Instructional Input--lecture, but not necessarily lecture: demo, explanation, instructions Modeling--demonstrate, show what you tell Check for Understanding--watch faces, ask questions Guided Practice--help students start practicing new skills, applying new knowledge Independent Practice--turn them loose to work on their own, homework assignment, etc. Example Bloom's Taxonomy and Critical Thinking Knowledge - recall Comprehension - understand Application - use, practice Analysis - dissect, generalize Synthesis - create, combine Evaluation - appraise, value Example
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MobyMax would be great for RTI. I do really like the the reports it can generate to show growth. by tiffanygalanis Jul 24
MobyMax is great for RTI. Individualized pages to accommodate students needs, they take a pre assessment which places them in their level of learning. As they complete the work, reports are generated showing growth. by esteban_cole Jul 15