22 03, 2022

How Teachers Can Use Reflection to Elevate Achievement

2022-05-04T19:55:15+00:00

In this article you will learn…

  • Teachers who make it a routine to reflect on their lessons, in turn, have a positive impact on teaching and learning for their students.
  • Reflecting on lessons is the metacognitive side of instruction, and it supports teachers in becoming stronger decision-makers.
  • How to reflect on a lesson using Elevated Achievement’s Learning Model.
How Teachers Can Use Reflection to Elevate Achievement2022-05-04T19:55:15+00:00
7 12, 2021

Why an Academic Climate Review Is the Tool You Need to Elevate Student Achievement

2021-12-07T19:29:45+00:00

In this article you will learn…

  • What an Academic Climate Review is and how it supports student ownership of learning.
  • How an Academic Climate Review is conducted, compiled, and reported.
  • How a school has utilized multiple years of Academic Climate Reviews to drive student achievement and stop learning loss caused by the pandemic.
Why an Academic Climate Review Is the Tool You Need to Elevate Student Achievement2021-12-07T19:29:45+00:00
1 12, 2021

The Benefit for Students when Teachers Collaborate

2022-05-02T23:22:54+00:00

In this article you will learn…

  • That when teachers engage in a collaborative experience that includes designing a lesson together, observing lesson delivery, and debriefing with affirming and constructive reflection, then insights are gained, skills are refined, and students benefit.
  • The purpose of collaborative planning and reflection is to support each teacher in designing a student-centered lesson, assessing the success of that lesson, and articulating their own decision-making before, during, and after the lesson.
  • Questions to drive collaborative planning and reflection. 
The Benefit for Students when Teachers Collaborate2022-05-02T23:22:54+00:00
16 11, 2021

How to Ensure Student Success with an Integrated Literacy Unit

2021-11-16T19:52:07+00:00

In this article you will learn…

  • It is critical that students have a clear roadmap for what they will be learning, how they will learn it, and how they will demonstrate their new learning. In an integrated literacy unit that roadmap is a standards-based writing prompt and scoring guide.
  • Students will be more confident when they understand what they are expected to produce—the prompt—and what high quality looks like—the scoring guide.
  • What makes an effective writing prompt, what makes an effective scoring guide, and the sequence of an integrated literacy unit.
How to Ensure Student Success with an Integrated Literacy Unit2021-11-16T19:52:07+00:00
5 11, 2021

How to Build Integrated Literacy Units that Develop 21st Century Learners

2021-11-05T20:35:15+00:00

In this article you will learn…

  • That to be college and career ready, students need to be able to gather, comprehend, evaluate, synthesize, and report on information and ideas, to conduct original research in order to answer questions or solve problems, and to analyze and create a high volume and extensive range of print and nonprint texts in media forms old and new.
  • It is incumbent on teachers to provide instruction that builds students’ receptive skills through reading and listening, their thinking skills through analyzing the information they are receiving, and their productive skills through writing and speaking about their thinking.
  • The standards design supports teachers to integrate the standards into literacy units so students can:
    • Access information by reading and researching a variety of sources.
    • Analyze information by critiquing, clarifying, examining, and discussing it.
    • Apply their new learning by communicating it to others through written and spoken language.
How to Build Integrated Literacy Units that Develop 21st Century Learners2021-11-05T20:35:15+00:00