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October 11, 2012

Parent Teacher Pre-Conference Document

Here is a wonderful tool that can help guide your parent-teacher conferences in a clear and positive direction.  This document can be copied and utilized to help express desired ideas and concerns during meetings with parents or guardians. 




August 8, 2011

Homework-opoly!


TeacherNet.com's Homework-opoly!Check out this great link for using positive rewards with a familiar game to help students turn in homework completely and on time.

Homework should always have a purpose and should not be used as busy work.  Check out ASCD's 5 Hallmarks of Good Homework for more information.  Here are also some tips from NEA's Research Spotlight on Homework!




August 8, 2011

Classroom Chores


Classroom Chores!  A great real-life skill set for K-12!!  Great ideas for getting started!




August 8, 2011

NEA's Back to School Guide


Click here for educator-tested tips, advice, and resources for a successful start to the school year.




September 5, 2011

Top Ten Ways to Get Ready for the Common Core by Douglas B. Reeves, Ph.D.


Got Common Core on your mind?  Take a look at these tips from Dr. Reeves, the author of books like "Accountability for Learning" and "101 Questions and Answers about Standards, Assessment, and Accountability."
 




September 5, 2011

Rubrics: Make Your Own or Use Ready-Made!



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