Whether it’s flu season or wintry weather, there are many factors outside our control that play into student absenteeism. Luckily, you can breathe easy knowing that an engaging learning environment is readily available for students wherever they may be.
In this two-part series, you'll learn: 1) An overview of the technology and teaching challenges for rural school districts post-ESSA 2) A step-by-step guide to vetting & implementing an intervention solution for rural school turnaround.
Progress monitoring lets educators know whether a student's intervention is working. But, how do we make it less cumbersome? And, how does the data inform our instructional decisions?
The right interventions can mean academic success for students in need of them. What makes interventions successful? How should it differ from core instructional resources?
What does rigor really mean? What does a rigorous classroom look like? How can you provide rigor for your students? It may be the most used word in the world of education today, but few educators truly understand how to introduce rigor in the context of learning.
Classroom centers are a powerful way to transform traditional whole-group learning into an interactive, differentiated, learning experience. That being said, even the most confident teachers can feel intimidated by the thought of handing students the reigns while they sit back and observe from their kidney-shaped tables.
This year, the Classworks team of educators are focused on giving you new ways to step outside the box and see the full potential of what your instructional program can do. We want to help you leverage technology to reimagine learning experiences -- and save you some heavy lifting along the way!
One of the most pervasive neuromyths is the Learning Styles approach. The thought is that each student has a favored approach that makes learning easier for them. Some are visual learners, some auditory, and others kinesthetic. Imagine the look on an algebra teacher’s face as she tries to explain the Pythagorean Theorem to a “kinesthetic learner.”
Webb Elementary achieved the most gains in their district during the 2014 - 2015 school year. A remarkable achievement for a school that was named an Alabama Focus School just one year prior! WES was also awarded the CLAS Banner School Award for growth in academic performance! Find out how.
Hector Baeza, Principal at C.A. Donehoo Elementary, AL, knew the STAR reading scores he was looking at were not reflective of what his students could accomplish. As a result, it was a challenge to make instructional decisions based on those scores. He and his team quickly put a plan in place to change that.
Hoke County Schools, a Classworks partner district, has received several accolades including the award for North Carolina Innovator in Digital Learning. We spoke with Hoke County's superintendent and a classroom teacher about how Classworks supports their goal to innovate teaching and learning.