Best Practices and News about
Effective Literacy Instruction
Stay connected to news and ideas about the most impacful and innovative strategies for literacy instruction happening in classrooms around the country today.
1299 ReadsJune 17, 2021 | Janis Efner, Professional Services Director, Achieve3000
Accepting Summer School Instead of Summer Break
My son’s school counselor emailed me a few weeks ago. I knew he’d had a challenging year with COVID-19, and he’d also announced his retirement just before the last few days of school, so it wasn’t a surprise when I received his bizarre email.
1951 ReadsMarch 17, 2021 | Rob Bruno, Chief Technology Officer, Achieve3000
Delivering Seamless Remote Instruction
Before the pandemic, many school districts were slow to adopt online learning, but as the coronavirus continues to disrupt conventional instructional methods, edtech solutions that deliver effective, engaging remote and hybrid learning...
1545 ReadsJan. 15, 2021 | Janis Efner, Professional Services Director, Achieve3000
Can You Hear Me?
The stresses of living during a pandemic affects us all. Shifting our ‘normal’ as we long for old routines is hard. As I work remotely with teachers across our nation I see the resiliency of teachers who refuse to give up despite constant challenges...
1480 ReadsJan. 2, 2021 | Janis Efner, Professional Services Director, Achieve3000
Are You Ready?
A challenge is something that tests a person’s abilities. For most of us 2020 was a year of challenges. All of us have grown and changed over the past 12 months. How did 2020 change you? Your students? This year made me a better person...
1816 ReadsJune 22, 2020 | Jodi Perrington, Middle School Teacher, Bug-O-Nay-Shig School
Keeping Students Engaged While Learning from Home
Celebrating my students’ success has always been a priority for me; since students have been learning from home, I’ve had to make some adjustments, but thankfully many of the initiatives have carried through. We have been using...
147 ReadsMarch 11, 2020 | Achieve3000
Tips For Remote Learning In Times Of Crisis
When crises strike, such as the quickly-spreading Coronavirus or the recent tornado in Nashville, Tennessee, educators around the country have an important role in striving to retain or restore children’s access to learning as quickly as they can...
153 ReadsJan. 10, 2020 | Dr. Matthew Tessier is an Assistant Superintendent, Chula Vista Elementary School District, CA
Career Exploration is Made Possible with Community Partnerships
When students realize they can use their strengths to excel in a career that has meaning for them, that’s a powerful learning moment. And it wouldn’t be possible without the partnerships we have forged with local employers and community organizations...
528 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...
141 ReadsNov. 26, 2019 | Kevin E. Baird, Chief Academic Officer, Achieve3000
Beyond Buzzwords: Social Emotional Literacy is About Sharing Culture
The human ability to interact, share ideas respectfully, and honor difference is developed through the experience of doing those things. These are human behaviors which are learned, in part, through the sharing of cultures in the classroom...