Being the sappy teacher that I am, I like to try and make my last READ 180 class memorable for my students. I want them to reflect on how far they've come. I want them to remember the obstacles they've surmounted. I want them to use their accomplishments in READ 180 to inspire their futures.
As the year winds down and state testing diminishes in the rearview mirror, it can become increasingly difficult to keep our students motivated. Of course, a lot of keeping their brains tuned in depends on us... keeping our lessons exciting and our expectations and enthusiasm in high gear... but there are a few little "contest" gimmicks that might help.
The success story of my student, Karla!
With the end of the year fast approaching, that means that the vast majority of us will have to start to make some tough instructional decisions.
In the world of high-stakes testing, trying to find a balance between regular instruction and prepping for state-mandated tests is always tricky. Too often it involves making that terrible decision between what I should teach and what I have to teach.
The data that is constantly being collected and analyzed within the READ 180 classroom can transform parent-teacher night into a truly powerful experience... especially if you know what to have handy.
Here are just a few reports that you may want to have printed out
As I'm sure you know, the rBook is divided into 9 workshops. With the new started and the days ticking by, many teachers wonder what if they are covering content too slowly. We look at the calendar and back at our teacher's guide, and we fight the urge to panic. Hopefully, this can calm us down a little...
Stage A READ 180 Educator | BETHLEHEM, PA