FREEBIE! Strategies to summatively assess student learning! Focus on Student Learning is a series of teaching resources created to support teachers and save them time. Each booklet within the series takes one aspect of instruction and suggests multiple ways of using that instruction practice in the classroom. Book Three: Summative Assessment - 50 Ways to Gather Evidence of Student Learning provides teachers with ideas of evidence they can collect.
Your students have awoken on an deserted island. How are they going to survive? Food, shelter, water, who knows? This project based learning activity asks students to problem solve and world-build, unlike anything they've done before. It brings together design, SS, art, writing, and collaboration. Go to the island and get lost. $
This free file features a student learning self-reflection, great for inclusion in a portfolio or to initiate student-led conferences.It includes space for students to reflect on things they do well and things they need to work on in reading, writing, and math, as well as effort and behavior.This file is not editable.Clip art by Melonheadz and Bubbly Borders and More.Thanks for downloading!
For setting project based learning goals, I recommend several including Mindmeister, Popplet, Idea Sketch, and Simple Mind. This blog post highlights using Simple Mind for Mindmapping. I've included a sample as students learn how to use the app.
This practical guide to differentiated instruction will help you to take a more proactive approach in catering for individual student learning styles and needs.
Cracking the Classroom Code™ Punctuation Escape Room Grades 3-5
This escape room is a perfect way to get your students learning about the rules of punctuation. Students are trying to help a unicorn escape the evil dragon that has locked her in his tower. The class must solve a string of language arts questions, based on punctuation, before the dragon locks the unicorn in the dungeon forever. This escape room game is perfect for grades 3-5. Your class will be begging for more Cracking the Classroom Code games for sure!