Do you use student goals in your classroom? You should! I will walk you through how to gather data, set a goal, measure achievement, and celebrate success! What Are Student Goals? Student goals are data-based goals that students set themselves, with teacher input. They can be academically or socially based and have the ability to be … [Read more...] about Spectacular Student Goals: A Simple Starter’s Guide
To misquote Ms. Grande, "I've got issues, and one of them is how much I hate test prep." Test review is one of those necessary evils in the classroom. Do I want to teach to the test? That would be a resounding no! Do I want my students to be fully prepared? Well, that would have to be a yes. Until something changes in our education system … [Read more...] about Test Prep: The Ultimate Glossary
I cannot begin to tell you the number of times I have been asked to make a digital version of my popular Test Smash resources. Should Everything Be Digital? I am not going to lie, I was late to jump on the digital train. This is not because I don't want to support teachers who are teaching virtually. It is because I honestly believe that … [Read more...] about Digital Test Smash is Here!
Let me set the scene for you. It is the last few weeks before the end of the year or the big test. You and your student are in full-on review mode. You have written so many review questions you no longer know which way is up, but still you need more. Have you ever found yourself here? I know I have, many times. Review Question … [Read more...] about Review Questions: 4 Reasons to Have Students Write Them
Do you look around your classroom and wonder how you will help every student to learn what they need? Are you looking to personalize test prep for your students ahead of the standardized test or the end of the year? It may seem daunting to personalize test prep, but with these three easy steps it can be done! What Is Personalized Test … [Read more...] about How to Personalize Test Prep in 3 Easy Steps