Filling in the Gaps – A Must in Digital Learning

Some of the misconceptions of teaching and learning in a digital environment is that instruction comes from the computer and the teacher’s role is primarily making sure students have fixed attention to their … Continue reading Filling in the Gaps – A Must in Digital Learning

Strategies for Coaching Teachers to Use Formative Assessment Tools

Formative assessments are an essential part of instructional design. Formative assessments give teachers a glance at the level of understanding students have of a particular topic being taught. We like … Continue reading Strategies for Coaching Teachers to Use Formative Assessment Tools

Middle School Schedule [6]: Book Review ‘Making Teamwork Meaningful’

‘If teams of teachers are going to accomplish anything of substance, they need regularly scheduled opportunities during the school day to collaborate. In addition, if a school truly want to … Continue reading Middle School Schedule [6]: Book Review ‘Making Teamwork Meaningful’

iPads and Google Forms for Classroom Observations – Team Solution

 The Spring Lake Middle Instructional Leadership Team had a great collaborative growth experience with the Cumberland County Schools Curriculum and Instruction Team.     The CCS C&I Teams makes regular … Continue reading iPads and Google Forms for Classroom Observations – Team Solution

Google Form as a Walk Thru Tool for Data & Feedback

Our school uses GoogleForms for an informal walk thru observation tool. Since we began using iPads at the beginning of the year, the GoogleForm is great, convenient tool to gather … Continue reading Google Form as a Walk Thru Tool for Data & Feedback