Entries related to: assessment

Three Reasons to Organize Your Thinking With Tables

Inserting a digital table (or drawing a few boxes) is an effective way to organize information...

Read More

Teacher Clarity, Even From a Distance

Teacher clarity, or the idea of teachers creating clear learning intentions and success criteria...

Read More

Having Complex Classroom Conversations

What do you do when your student asks a big, hard, nuanced question about self, someone else,...

Read More

No Judgment. It’s Safe to Be Wrong.

This article was originally published on the Teaching Like a Champion blog on May 26, 2020. It...

Read More

How to Do the Feedback Loop in Distance Learning

During these times of distance learning, teaching is hard; and closing the feedback loop is...

Read More

Turning Student Mistakes Into Teachable Moments

Today’s lesson: Turning student “mistakes” into “teachable moments.” 

Read More

Teaching is a Listening Profession

We listen to hear what our students understand. We listen to hear our students’ emerging...

Read More

Student Empowerment Practices

In New York City, a team of folks are sharing promising practices across the city by providing...

Read More

Creating a Culture of Questioning: Inquiry in Lower Elementary

Editor's Note: This is the third of seven blogs from our friends at the Right Question Institute...

Read More

My QFT Journey: KICKSTARTING STUDENTS' MINDS with Questions

Editor's Note: This is the second of seven blogs from our friends at the Right Question...

Read More

Sparking Joy in the Classroom with Student-Formulated Questions

Editor's Note: This is the first of seven blogs from our friends at the Right Question Institue ...

Read More

Spark Motivation in Your Students with Success Criteria

Think about a time when you were learning something. Did you know where you were going in the...

Read More

“Just in Time” Promising Practices For Educators By Educators

In New York City, a team of folks are gathering promising practices from all over town and...

Read More

High Quality Project-Based Learning with Jennifer Pieratt

Congratulations to Jennifer Pieratt!

Jenny was recognized with Smartbrief Education's monthly ...

Read More

Assessment Literacy: The Most Cost-Effective Cure for Our Schools

Improving the assessment literacy of educators is, hands-down, the most cost-effective way to...

Read More

Building Literacy Skills Through Storytelling

Editor's Note: We've asked Special Education teacher Brett Bigham to look at videos in Tch's...

Read More

Peek at the Process: Learn By Watching Students Write

This blog post is a hypothesis. I haven’t tried this in my classroom. I don’t know for sure that...

Read More

Putting Thoughts on Paper: Start with a Storyboard!

As a special education teacher, I know many students have trouble analyzing text and recalling...

Read More

Start Small But Mighty: Voice and Choice in PBL

For teachers who are new to project-based learning (PBL), voice and choice are often the most...

Read More

I Want to Get Better at... Assessment

Planning a lesson and designing instruction can be an exciting process. Delivering that lesson...

Read More