Meaningful Assignments and Grading (Video)

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Lesson Planning, Mastery Learning, Video

TRANSCRIPT BELOW Hey guys, it’s Chad and I want to take a minute to talk about something that’s been bothering me. It has to do with grading. I was talking to a parent the other day and they were talking about how their child brings home these stacks of homework but the teacher only gives them a participation grade. So … Read More

Using Community as a Motivational Tool for Students (Video)

Jeff GargasBlog, Innovation, Video

Using Community as a Motivational Tool for Students (Video)

FULL TRANSCRIPT Hey guys! It’s Rae. I wanted to do a quick blog post about how to motivate students in the classroom by utilizing community in your classroom. I’m sure as you know, I am so passionate about bringing my community into my classroom, and I find that teachers that I collaborate with often tell me, oh no, they don’t … Read More

Let Your Students Fail (Video)

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Class Management, Innovation, Mastery Learning, Start Here, Video

Let You Students Fail - Video

Hi, guys. Today I want to talk about something called failure. It’s something we’ve probably all experienced. More importantly, it’s something our students experience. Some of our students experience this so much that they actually get immune to it. That’s why that student, when you hand out that paper, goes “Psh, I’m not doing that.” The reason that students fight … Read More

How to Get Your Community Involved in Your Classroom (Video)

Jeff GargasBlog, Class Management, Innovation, Lesson Planning, Video

Video Transcript of How to Get Your Community Involved in Your Classroom Hey guys! It’s Rae. We’re going to be focusing today on how to involve your community in your classroom. In my classroom, my students participate in mock internships that are all sponsored by local businesses. Now this is a great way to involve your community because in my … Read More

How to Create a Positive Classroom Culture (Video)

Rae HughartClass Management, Video

How to create a positive classroom culture

A positive classroom culture can be the difference between your students succeeding or falling behind. Establishing this culture early on in the school year is incredibly important, but no matter when you make the changes, always strive to improve the learning environment in your room. Here are three ways you can create a positive classroom culture. Consider Safety So the … Read More