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2 06, 2020

How to Prepare for the Unknown

2020-08-17T23:39:49+00:00

In this article, you will learn...

  • Education consistently goes through many types of changes, some planned, some controllable, and some unknowable.
  • Investing your resources in ensuring students have best, first instruction from their teachers is the strongest investment an administrator can make.
  • All student learning is driven by standards-based curriculum, efficient instruction, regular assessment, and a positive academic climate.
How to Prepare for the Unknown2020-08-17T23:39:49+00:00
2 06, 2020

Professional Development from the Eyes of the Teacher

2020-07-16T19:26:03+00:00

In this article you will learn...

  • Elevated Achievement’s Learning Model is driven by the learner and answers the question—What does a learner need to know in order to better own their learning?
  • The Learning Model is made up of five learner-centered phases: setting the Learning Context, stating the Learning Outcome, engaging in the Learning Process, producing the Learning Demonstration, and implementing the Learning Application.
  • Teachers deserve the same well-planned opportunities for professional development as they give their own students.
Professional Development from the Eyes of the Teacher2020-07-16T19:26:03+00:00
13 04, 2020

Why Is Learnership the Skill for the 21st Century?

2020-09-01T20:57:34+00:00

In this article, you will learn...

  • To be successful in a chosen career or any working environment our students need learnership.
  • Learnership is exemplified by someone who self-directs, self-evaluates, self-reflects, and self-controls their own learning.
  • Employers are looking for qualified candidates who can think critically, persevere, and communicate effectively—in other words, the qualities of true learnership.
Why Is Learnership the Skill for the 21st Century?2020-09-01T20:57:34+00:00
30 03, 2020

How to Transform Classroom Assessment

2020-07-16T22:04:52+00:00

In this article, you will learn...

  • We as teachers can change our approach to assessment to one in which assessment becomes a tool for learning and our students become the best judge of their own knowledge and skills.
  • Learning is about change and we cannot assess what has changed in students’ minds, skills, or attitudes unless the students are an active part of the process.
  • Three strategic learning practices can greatly help students achieve ownership of assessment and thereby elevate their academic achievement.
How to Transform Classroom Assessment2020-07-16T22:04:52+00:00
23 03, 2020

How to Help Students Own How They Are Learning

2020-07-16T22:05:13+00:00

In this article, you will learn...

  • We as teachers need to focus less on what we need to do to teach the curriculum and more on how students need to learn the required content and skills.
  • Like student ownership in general, student ownership of instruction occurs along a predictable continuum and eventually leads to deep individual metacognition.
  • Three strategic learning practices can greatly help students achieve ownership of their instruction and thereby elevate their academic achievement.
How to Help Students Own How They Are Learning2020-07-16T22:05:13+00:00