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7873 ReadsNov. 3, 2021 | John M. Nelson III, Ed.D.
“Focused Simplicity” to Recover Learning Loss
This fear of learning loss has prompted educators to seek immediate solutions. Many districts are developing elaborate models to address learning loss by focusing on structural changes including extended school year, extended school periods and days; and instructional solutions such as prioritizing key standards and reteaching standards previously taught from the grade below. Schools are using district and commercial products to assess student achievement, however in some cases, the frequent monitoring is creating a deficit mindset about students. Education companies and professional organizations are rushing to provide professional development academies and resources for teachers to address these deficits.
12512 ReadsFeb. 12, 2020 | Janis Efner, Professional Services Director, Achieve3000
The Power of a Teacher
Now, every time I meet a student who worries me, who seems too far gone to help, I remember Tyler. If he could do it, I feel certain that it’s not too late for any child to grow; every student has potential...
12021 ReadsJan. 6, 2020 | Daniel Pedroza, Achieve3000 PRO Educator, Ysleta ISD, Texas
When Kids Just Don’t Want to Read: One Teacher’s Approach to Engaging Readers
Year after year, I encounter the same attitude and the same struggle during conversations with my colleagues, “How do I engage students to read, especially those who have little or no desire to read?” Over the course of my career teaching dozens...
12359 ReadsSept. 4, 2019 | Dr. Mary Riordan-Karlsson Curriculum and Implementation Manager, North West Region
Swimming and Reading Go Together Like Cookies and Ice Cream
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Swimming and reading are not just summer indulgences. Learning to swim and learning to read require the same amount of patience, endurance, and curiosity...