The right intervention programs and systems can be the difference in academic success for students in need of them. What should you look for in an intervention solution? How should it differ from your on-grade level 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.
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.
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.
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.