Although Proclaimed “Dead” By Betsy Devos, Here’s Why The Common Core Lives On

I have been asked why I am still publishing goal banks based on the Common Core Curriculum and I am going to answer that question. Plus, I am going to give you a good idea of where the common core curriculum is at today. To be quite frank, although they were proclaimed "dead" by Betsy … Continue reading Although Proclaimed “Dead” By Betsy Devos, Here’s Why The Common Core Lives On

4th Grade Math IEP Goal Bank Based On The Common Core Standards

Math goals are often tricky to line up with the Common Core Standards (which aren't endorsed by the department of Ed anymore but are still used by almost every curriculum). Meeting a low skill level to an upper grade level can take a lot of thought. Hopefully these examples can give you some new ideas, … Continue reading 4th Grade Math IEP Goal Bank Based On The Common Core Standards

This Is What Every Administrator Needs To Know About Leading Teachers

I have talked and worked with teachers in Utah, Ohio, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania, and the complaints about administration are very similar: Educational leadership frequently assume they know more than the teachers in the classroom (or blatantly keep teachers out of the conversation because it saves energy and time). Here are the major ways that … Continue reading This Is What Every Administrator Needs To Know About Leading Teachers

Awesome Teachers Write a “To-Do” List That Can Actually Be Done

Teachers just don't have time. Really any profession that is a direct service profession (nursing, therapy, etc.) has limited amount of time because large chunks of the work day are spent with a person. This limits how much, and when, other work can be accomplished. However, research shows that creating a to-do list can improve … Continue reading Awesome Teachers Write a “To-Do” List That Can Actually Be Done

The Ultimate Recycling and Donation Guide For Electronics, Clothes, and Plastics

This might seem slightly off topic for an educational website, but as parents and educators, it's our responsibility to teach the next generation about sustainability. I ask that as you use this list please remember that most companies cannot actually use every part of the donation (unless it's still usable). Buying less, and fixing old, … Continue reading The Ultimate Recycling and Donation Guide For Electronics, Clothes, and Plastics