Mastering the “Gray Area” Transition to Standards-Based Grading

Rae HughartBlog, Class Management, Innovation, Lesson Planning, Standards-Based Grading

Mastering the _Gray Area_ Transition to Standards-Based Grading (1)

Have you considered the “gray area” during the transition from a traditional grade book to Standards-Based Grading? It can take multiple years for an effective shift to Standards-Based Grading for grade books and feedback provided in the classroom. As districts navigate the transition, there is a lot to think out, plan out, and put into practice. So, how do teachers manage in … Read More

05: Serendipity in Education – Allyson Apsey shares her story and how we can find the beautiful lessons that are embedded in our experiences.

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05 - Teach Better Talk - Allyson Apsey

 Elementary principal, and author, Allyson Apsey, shares her story, gives us a look into her book, and let’s us know how we can find the beautiful lessons that are embedded in our experiences. Allyson also gives us a sneak peek into one of her upcoming projects. Episode Highlights 1:55 – Allyson’s super proud to be an elementary principal. 3:36 … Read More

Preparing Your Students for Digital Citizenship (video)

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PREPARING YOUR STUDENTS FOR DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP (video)

Are you preparing your students for digital citizenship? Full transcript below video. Video Transcript Hey everyone! My name is Rae on the Teach Better Team, and we are talking Digital Citizenship and how to set that up in your classroom really effectively. Now before we get too much into the details, if you have not subscribed to our Teach Better … Read More

3 Ways To Increase Student Motivation In Your Classroom

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3 Ways to Increase Student Motivation In Your Classroom

Let’s talk about how to motivate students in the classroom! Now, as every teacher knows, instilling motivation in student work can be a tedious task. With our ever changing world, students’ interests and needs continue to be a never-ending puzzle teachers strive to accomplish. Of course, personalized learning can truly support students motivation by allowing students to learn what and … Read More

Oh no, it’s August already?! (video)

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Oh No - It's August - Video

Are you ready for the new school year? Full transcript below video. Video Transcript Holy smokes! I don’t know if you realize, but I cannot believe it’s August. It is ridiculous, this summer has been jam packed for me personally, getting to work with teachers, going to conferences, working on my own classroom, I cannot believe that the year is … Read More