Tag: Big Ideas in Education
What is the purpose of Decodable Texts?
Decodables versus levelled readers
Making Read-Alouds Purposeful – Canadian School Libraries Journal
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Leadership & Goal Setting
Goal setting is an essential part of Instructional Leadership, yet also laden with many difficulties. What do we need to do to create meaningful goals?
Director Reflections on a Day of Swimming in the Deep End
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Guided Reading for Math?
Why not build math comprehension of complex problems with guided reading groups? How can we do this?
Supporting Struggling Students in Math
Supporting students who struggle in math with developmentally appropriate content and pedagogical strategies
Math Talk in the Classroom
Facilitating quality math talk in the classroom is essential to promote student learning. However, this can be very challenging. One cornerstone of effective math talk, is the ability to listen, question, paraphrase and learn from other students. Despite the fact that teachers create classroom norms and expectations around effective communication, students may be inadvertently reinforced…
I think that feedback is one of those constructs in education that seems both ‘common sensical’ yet elusive at the same time. It is absolutely essential to learning, (and we all know this to be true), but for me, the feedback always seemed to something I had to ‘complete’ or ‘achieve’ with the students at…