Our core values at GCPS are characteristic of true educational heroes. We WANT to be excellent for our students. Being creative and courageous are signs of excellence and key to reaching all of our students . Do the honorable thing and remain optimistic. We WILL reach our ELL students!
Great tips found here.
Interesting perspective why we MUST vary (aka differentiate) our teaching strategies~
One of the cool aspects of my job is that I witness awesome teaching in action at the elementary level. Having 17 years of secondary experience, I never thought I’d enjoy the variety of songs and phrases teachers use to gain their students’ attention so much! I firmly believe that elementary teachers in Goochland County are true experts at classroom management. They’ve built procedures into every facet of the day. When I read through this article, I just knew I had to share. (I particularly like Betsy M.’s mascot idea and #s 17, 38, and 49!)
I’ve been reading about this for years and, once again, feel the need to share the latest thoughts on what we thought we knew…
Would you like to know how MAP data can work for you? View this five minute video to get the scoop! Let me know if you’d like to meet for clarification.
Easy read to encourage your quiet students to engage. (My favorite is the Gallery Walk in #4.)
Below, please find resources to help you with onTRAC as you venture into unknown territory! As always, let me know how I can help you.
GES & RES Teachers,
Do you want to be able to:
- speak “MAP”?
- effectively interpret class reports?
- use multiple RIT resources to efficiently plan differentiated activities?
- create buy in?
…then contact me via email (or on our Schoology site) and we’ll plan to meet!
“We remember our failures, because we are still analyzing them.” – Oceanographer, Robert Ballard
Awesome article by National Geographic: Famous Failures