Helping Parents Understand Standards-Based Grading
It’s time to communicate this big change to parents. Take the mystery out of standards-based grading practices for parents.
Parents are often accustomed to grade books based upon points and percentages. This video and accompanying attachments provide talking points for leaders to help parents understand the new standards-based grade book, how it benefits their child, and new questions to ask their child as well as the child’s teachers.Dig In Close
Three Models for Phasing in Standards-Based Grading in Your School or District
You completed the three leadership moves, now it's time to begin implementation. This video will share 3 models for phasing in standards-based grading.
Understanding and Addressing Secondary Standards-Based Grading Myths
This video will address the 3 most common myths surrounding standards-based grading in the secondary level.
The Three Part Drill
Looking for a quick and easy instructional strategy to support your struggling readers and writers?
Accelerated Learning: Opportunity Myth
Ever wonder if the educational experience we are providing is enough? Are the assignments and expectations rigorous?
What is the Science of Reading?
Have you heard some chatter about these words the “Science of Reading" lately? Teachers, administrators, and even journalists...
Success Criteria I can restate the definition of the Science of Reading in my own words. I can clearly state how the Simple View of Reading and Scarborough’s Rope relate to the Science of Reading and explain what research tells us about how the brain learns to read. I can use my knowledge of the Science of Reading to inform how I teach reading. ...Dig In Close
Mathematics Diagnostic Flowchart- Interventions
This session on math intervention provides guidance through a series of questions to assist in identifying potential mathematics skill area deficits for further diagnosis and...
Ensuring intervention targets appropriate skills and concepts, teams will need to identify and verify learners’ specific instructional needs. This session is part of the Prioritizing Math Content for Intervention Series around Learner Step 6 of the Iowa Department of Education’s Intervention System Guide. Tasks are designed to build an understanding of the Mathematics Diagnostic Flowchart.Dig In Close
Dyslexia: Myths and Facts
This video will address some common myths about dyslexia and provide facts that help educators better understand their students.
Dyslexia is a widely misunderstood neurological disorder. Current research has helped us "debunk" many long-held myths about dyslexia. This video will address the facts about dyslexia to help teachers provide appropriate student supports and communicate effectively with students and parents.Dig In Close
Characteristics of Autism and Educational Implications
What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? What common characteristics may impact students with ASD in the classroom setting? This learning will help to answer these questions...
Autism Spectrum Disorder is a neurological disorder characterized by a triad of impairments/characteristics: communication, social skills, and restricted and/or repetitive behavior patterns. These characteristics, along with developmental rates and sequences, cognition, and sensory processing will be discussed in terms of possible educational implications.Dig In Close
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