Have your friends ever asked you, “Why do you always attend so many trainings?”
Has your district made the shift to using digital resources and technology in the classroom? Some have and many more are in the process of doing so.
Adult Learning Theory understands that adults have their own, unique way of learning.
As educators, we always notice gaps and different learning styles among our students, but why is this? Researchers have deemed this “the achievement gap,” which refers to the difference in test scores between different groups of students.
Take a moment and reflect on professional development events you have attended, and ask yourself, how many of them were “really” good, meaningful, effective, and relevant to your chosen profession? As educators, we attend several types of training, many of which are mandatory, or are recommended from our superiors.
Some students from poverty may have gaps in social interaction which worsen the achievement gap.
Students from poverty often come to school with fewer problem-solving skills than peers.
Find out how to teach sequencing and processing skills to help close the achievement gap for students in poverty
Start off the school year with classroom organization strategies that improve learning