Tanya Ratz
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Nice form to use for self-assessment.  Be sure to have students share this with parents during conferences.

A Teachable Teacher: Parent-Teacher Conference Tips and Freebies Linky Party. Using for parent teacher conference & at end of quarters

Characteristics of Differentiated Instruction. See what curricular elements teachers may adapt based on student characteristics at any point in a lesson or unit.

Characteristics of Differentiated Instruction. See what curricular elements teachers may adapt based on student characteristics at any point in a lesson or unit. Fulfilling a promise of a differentiated classroom all circulates around this poster

Love this sign! (Free)

This sounds like a great way to work on tattling versus telling the kindergarten classroom using the book: A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue

formative assessment

I've had a great time preparing my formative assessment infographic to show ideas for assessment with and without the aide of technology. Do you have ideas for formative assessment? Please share in.

Author and educator Pernille Ripp shares the steps she took to help her students regain a love of learning.

Educators can create classrooms where students control their own learning and still achieve Common Core objectives, says grade teacher-author Pernille Ripp.

Brain Break...This is SO fun!!!!

The Sid Shuffle - Ice Age: Continental Drift Best Dance Video EVER! LOVE this for a brain break! The queen, Prince William and Kate are even breaking it down!

Inquiry-based techniques are challenging conventional ways of teaching and empowering students who might otherwise get overlooked.

10 Tips For Launching An Inquiry-Based Classroom ~ It takes time to build up a strong inquiry-based teaching practice, to learn how to direct student questions with other questions, and to get comfortable in a guiding role.