One of my favorite things to do as an instructional coach is to create, and provide, teachers with easy-to-implement ideas for their classrooms. This one I was inspired to make after seeing something similar as I was scrolling through Instagram a couple nights ago. I’m the queen of lists; I have lists for my lists.Continue reading “Main Character’s To-Do List”
Category Archives: assessment
Has leveling gone too far?
I recently came across this article from the School Library Journal and to hear Fountas and Pinnell themselves confirm some of the thoughts I’ve had about leveling recently, was reaffirming to me. If any of you know me in real life, you know how big a proponent I am of Fountas and Pinnell and theirContinue reading “Has leveling gone too far?”
Easy Reading Formatives?!
Giving and/or creating formative assessments should be a painless task for teachers; however, that’s not always the case. As teachers, we have a tendency to overanalyze things….at least, I do. I was reading Jennifer Serravallo’s book Understanding Texts and Readers and I was inspired with how easy it can be to administer a formative assessmentContinue reading “Easy Reading Formatives?!”