The beginning of the school year is a valuable time for teachers and students to engage in conversations around goal setting. Identifying goals can help increase student engagement by providing a sense of purpose to students as they learn, and can also help create a sense of accountability.
This month's featured resource offers educators a template for supporting students in setting personal goals, with a focus on those that are S.M.A.R.T.: specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and timely.
For additional guidance, reach out to our team of expert coaches, who can offer customized support for you & your students!
Differentiated instruction aims to meet the diverse needs of students. But it can be difficult to design lessons that support students who are struggling without restricting those who are ready for more advanced study.
This month's featured resource, the Rigormeter, offers educators a straightforward outline of six learning stages, along with suggested actions for student engagement in each phase of the learning process. For additional guidance, reach out to our team!
According to the Danielson framework, a coherently sequenced and aligned lesson plan is one of the marks of a highly effective teacher. But finding ways to pace your lessons is a difficult task, considering you're also trying to strike a balance between modeling, guided practice, and application. Throw in the fact that students work at different paces, and you've got yourself a nice little challenge.
How can you enhance your lessons? Our featured resource may be able to help! It offers tips and tricks to support lesson timing, transitions, and more. For additional guidance, reach out to our team of expert coaches who can help level up your lesson planning!