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Posted by Emily Diehl on June 11 2018 at 11:00 AM
How do we get students to do hard things?  It’s true that most classrooms grapple with this concept in some form or another whether the students are high-achieving or not. It is a universal challenge; however, in our intervention classrooms, there is an acute need for an immediate and intentional set of moves with a potential to reverse these students’ pattern of chronic failure.In Table 1, we see that growth minded behaviors seem to logically lead to higher growth and achievement. …
Posted by on January 29 2018 at 10:12 AM
The 180 Awards are not just for honoring students. Educators who lead classrooms using READ 180, MATH 180, or System 44 intervention programs are eligible to be celebrated as well.   What makes a teacher a great candidate for the 180 Award? These general eligibility guidelines are a good place to start, but the following qualities attributed to Amy Dendinger, a READ 180 teacher at Tiffin Middle School and previous 180 Award winner in the educator category, present a picture of…
Posted by on January 16 2018 at 1:56 PM
180 Award season is here! It’s time to start gathering your materials to nominate students who’ve worked hard to overcome challenges and who have excelled exponentially in either READ 180®, MATH 180®, or System 44®. In making your selections, it’s important to know the applicable criteria to look for when making a student 180 Award nomination. Here are some general eligibility guidelines, but this snapshot of one of our past winners should provide some examples of the qualities and…
Posted by on January 10 2018 at 2:57 PM
Now that the 12th Annual HMH 180 Awards have officially launched, here are some guidelines that will help steer you through the nomination process. WHAT ARE THE HMH 180 AWARDS? Born over 12 years ago, this national contest proudly honors READ 180, System 44, and MATH 180 students who have shown exemplary achievement and the teachers who display professional excellence in guiding them through the intervention programs. To date, over 100 students and close to 50 teachers have been honored. In the…
Posted by Community Manager on December 16 2017 at 6:16 PM
Do you know a student or educator that has made great strides in the past year? Nominate them! It’s almost time for the 12th Annual HMH 180 Awards!For over a decade, students and educators have been acknowledged and honored by the administrators of the annual 180 Awards. With the 12th year of the award program launching in 2018 on January 4, here are some takeaways from previous winners, preliminary contest information for next year’s nominations, and a preview of the prizes that will be…
Posted by Noelle Morris on November 28 2017 at 9:44 AM
This morning in my daily AM read through LinkedIn, I came across an article based on one of my leader's recent likes. Though the article focused on leadership development, there were two specific points that caught my attention to relating to the intervention classroom and Teaching & Learning in general; level of engagement and willingness to hear what we don't want to hear. These points charged my thinking that growth takes place when these two states of learning happen. But, what comes…
Posted by Community Manager on November 07 2017 at 3:22 PM
Did you know we have an all-star lineup of amazing teacher bloggers ready to support you and your classroom practice? All of our bloggers write original blogs each month, and are dedicated to responding to any questions or comments you may have. Meet each of the bloggers below and then check out the blog page to read the latest. http://educatorcommunity.hmhco.com/blogsAmy DendingerAmy has been working as an Intervention Specialist since graduating from Bowling Green State University in 2013.…
Posted by Amy Dendinger on September 12 2017 at 3:13 PM
16 years ago, our country watched in disbelief as the attacks on the World Trade Center unfolded before our eyes, broadcasted across the United States. For today’s generation of students though, there is a veil of mystery behind the events that took place that fateful September morning.  Thanks to a program by the Tiffin-Seneca Library, Tiffin Middle School students will be reading the book “Thunder Dog” by Michael Hingson as part of their Community Read initiative. Students in 6th, 7th,…
Posted by Amy Dendinger on September 08 2017 at 7:45 PM
My first year teaching was like many educators' -- all about survival. In the beginning, we do what we must to keep our heads above water while establishing classroom systems, behavior management, building relationships with our students, and I almost forget - teaching. But early on in my career I was fortunate enough to meet a group of educators at a conference that saved me. It was at this conference that I discovered Personal Learning Networks and the power of social media to connect with…
Posted by Community Manager on August 08 2017 at 2:16 PM
Looking for some new classroom decor to brighten up your walls? Download our free Close Reading Classroom Posters. For ElementaryFor Middle SchoolYou can have them printed (and laminated) at a larger scale using a local print shop if you like!