5 Ways to Foster Creativity and Innovation

For several years, I have used the Teaching Innovation Progression (TIP) Chart to guide my coaching conversations with teachers. It gives such a concrete view of teacher actions and student behaviors in a student-driven classroom. The chart is broken into four areas of concentration: Research and Information Fluency, Communication and Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Problem

5 Reasons for Formative Assessment and 5 Methods for Utilization

What is formative assessment? “Formative assessment refers to a wide variety of methods that teachers use to conduct in-process evaluations of student comprehension, learning needs, and academic progress during a lesson, unit, or course.” (https://www.edglossary.org/formative-assessment/) It doesn’t stop there, however. Assessments should guide a teacher on what to do to remediate, challenge or move on

How Technology Use Impacts Sleep

Have you noticed a link between how well you (or your children) sleep in relation to your use of technology? Tuck Sleep’s primary mission is promoting awareness of sleep health, and as part of that, they have been researching how technology is changing the way we sleep, how misuse of technology contributes to insomnia, and

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