Two Rivers Public Charter School fosters critical thinkers through arts integration, a protocol for critique, and problem-based learning.
Increased self-confidence and self-understanding, enhanced communication skills, and improved cognition are among the many reasons for teaching the arts.
Teach your students the recipe for success: taking risks, making mistakes, and integrating critical feedback.
Develop your students' ability to self-assess by showing them examples of mastery, equipping them with technical vocabulary, and providing them with opportunities to practice peer critique.
Learn how New Mexico School for the Arts structures, schedules, and staffs daily support seminars to make their students college and career ready.
Learn to access the right data: the why (why do your students not get it?) and the how (how can you reteach content to stick?).
Through embracing failure, welcoming critical feedback, and daily support seminars, students at New Mexico School for the Arts master self-assessment and attain independence as learners.
Whether it's an app or a piece of paper, exit tickets are quick, ungraded assessments of how you're teaching and what students need from you next.
Putting students in the driver's seat of their parent-teacher conferences creates opportunities for reflection, engagement, and agency.
New York's School of the Future shares their assessment plans and rubrics, classroom projects, schedules, web links, and other resources to help you implement "authentic" assessment today.
School 21 develops confident students who can articulate their thoughts and learning with strategies like discussion guidelines and roles and structured talk tasks.
At this high school in Texas, where every class is project-based, there is a commitment to a consistent process, a focus on relationships, and a commitment to relevance and rigor.
Educators from Cochrane Collegiate Academy in Charlotte, North Carolina, have provided these samples and resources for you to use in your school.
Last year, Montpelier High shifted its schedule to free up 15 minutes -- for recess. Teachers and students find they are more calm and focused, with a camaraderie that continues into the classroom.