Test Taking Strategies

Most standardized tests employ multiple-choice questions. Here’s a list of test-taking strategies that students should use to answer multiple-choice questions: Read the entire question first. Students read the entire question first to make sure they understand what it’s asking. For questions about a reading passage, students read the questions first to guide their reading. Look … Continue reading Test Taking Strategies

Why Change?

This is a question we could ask ourselves almost daily, on any given topic. But before we consider the reasons, let’s take it back to the beginning. When you bring home your newborn infant, do you expect that precious bundle to remain the same for all time? Would that even be a consideration? Of course … Continue reading Why Change?

Teachers Are Going, Going…Gone

We know without a doubt that teachers are the number one in-school influence on student achievement. Data indicates that in the last 20 years, teacher attrition has nearly doubled. In fact, 16–30% of teachers leave the teaching profession each year. It is estimated by some that school districts now spend $1B to $2.2B per year … Continue reading Teachers Are Going, Going…Gone

THIS YEAR SET YOURSELF UP FOR SUCCESS FOR THE NEXT SCHOOL YEAR!!

Here are four organization tips and activities that the busy teacher can do at the end of the school year to get ready for the next school year. Start with your bulletin board! Keep some student work from May to use for August bulletin boards. You might have students in May write letters to the … Continue reading THIS YEAR SET YOURSELF UP FOR SUCCESS FOR THE NEXT SCHOOL YEAR!!

Easter Activities For Teachers & Students

Looking for fun Easter activities that are fun and educational? We have a few to suggest for you and for your students! See the links below: Mathematics Easter Math Worksheets Easter Egg Fractions Easter Multiplication Language Arts "Bunny" Business: Literacy Worksheet Easter Worksheet for Sight and Sound Reading Easter Eggs Everywhere! Preposition Worksheet