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...
The READ 180 audiobook library is a great hit with many of our students. The audiobooks allow them to successfully read texts at or above grade level, and without all the frustrations that might normally arise.
Each READ 180 rBook Workshop has a specific Comprehension Focus (a comprehension skill that is taught throughout the unit). But it can be tricky to know when to move on and when we should hammer that skill a little more.
Each day, students in the Independent Reading Group are asked to fill out a reading log before and after they read. They record the date, the page they are starting on and, at the "two-minute warning" what page they have finished. While these steps are important to help our students keep track of where they are, it is the final step, the "Note," that can have a real impact on their reading progress.
Stage A READ 180 Educator | BETHLEHEM, PA