TL: DR Meetings with parents and guardians can be made simpler and with more care. I have more to add later: just a placeholder. https://t.co/CLWlXiJsAg — Kelly Love (@mrskellylove) January 19, 2022 A little story: Many years ago, I saw the need for an alternative to the current ASB (Associated Student Body) group. The ASB… Read More Parents & Guardians
The test. Blech.… Read More Series: White People Homework (23) Will This Be On the Test?
I love curating content and creating curriculum. Here are some units I’ve put together while in #quarantine: My next projects include Greek Mythology with my Box of Destiny materials, and perhaps other units of study, such as Thesis Writing 101 and Thematic Discussions, and curated content about one or two big questions. Stay tuned! PS… Read More Creating Curriculum
Saw this on an ELA teacher page on FB: teacher and her colleagues will be wearing them during #testing days and she said she thinks they’re cute pic.twitter.com/BLIFQyeako — Kelly Love, NBCT (@mrskellylove) April 19, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js An avocational educational historian and someone I admire is Jennifer Binis–she’s given me so much to consider and… Read More testing season
Here are some additional resources to my post ‘roadmap’ concerning learning targets, success criteria, and considering when and how to modify, abandon, or double-down: How Clear Expectations Can Inhibit Genuine Thinking in Students Throughout that first week of school and on into the school year, Karen was reliably consistent with her students. Still, the thinking… Read More roadmap: 2 mile mark
John Hattie’s learning target and success criteria work may be misused or misguided, and I am constantly searching on ways to improve these concepts of purpose for students.… Read More roadmap
little help… Bom dia. What if we looked at obstacles as situations put in our path so we can get the blessings that come from overcoming them? How would our attitudes toward them shift with this change of perspective? #TuesdayThoughts— Julia E. Torres (@juliaerin80) January 15, 2019 My new sweet colleague ‘A’ bought me so… Read More stuck
TFW I asked for help on teaching To Kill A Mockingbird and received so much support and guidance.… Read More disrupting mockingbirds.
Just in time, during our ELL Endorsement class yesterday, we reviewed various assessment protocols and terms. They weren’t unfamiliar, but a timely reminder. Funny, that. Two, at the top: Reliable. Valid. As the man said, “Houston, we may have a problem.” Is the SBA test, or Smarter Balanced Assessment, actually Smart, Balanced or a valid/reliable… Read More Such Bountiful Assessments