10 Steps To Help Create Effective Group Presentations

It seems as if more and more of my work is collaborative in nature – including presentations to either my colleagues or at conferences. Students also have to frequently design and give presentations as groups or as partners. Reflecting on some presentation work with both students and colleagues has led to the creation of this… Read More 10 Steps To Help Create Effective Group Presentations

Teachers be Teaching and Assessors be Assessing

…Teachers crowded into a few rooms “learning” to assess their assessments, that is, slow-motion what is used to assess students, whether as formative, interim, or summative, and effectively grade the assessment using a rubric of sorts. The end result being a score of 1-20 where anything above 14 is considered a “gold-standard” assessment. (Note: the ACT… Read More Teachers be Teaching and Assessors be Assessing

Professional Goals (2012 Edition)

My individual and team goals for this year revolve around building relationships (communication), access, research, and exploration. Relationships My team and I will utilize technology to help empower our colleagues to share and communicate their ideas, reflections, and, well, anything. We hope to meet with building principals to communicate our shared desire to help and… Read More Professional Goals (2012 Edition)