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1Feb 2017

Finding a Balance with Work and Life

By | February 1st, 2017|K12, Teach Talk, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Teaching is a very demanding profession, requiring long hours spent reviewing coursework. Between creating lesson plans, grading tests, and reviewing papers, it seems that teachers never get a break. Not to mention the “normal” 40 [...]

15Dec 2016

Apperson Helps Students Prepare for the SAT and ACT with new Practice Test Forms that Mimic the Tests

By | December 15th, 2016|K12|0 Comments

Press release created by KEH Dec 13, 2016. Testing sheets are compatible with the DataLink 1200 scanner giving schools detailed analysis and reporting through DataLink Connect Software In many states, high school juniors are required [...]

31Aug 2016

14 Uplifting Read-Alouds for Tough Testing Days

By | August 31st, 2016|Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Testing season can be stressful for students and their teachers! We asked teachers for their favorite positive, motivational, stress-reducing, hard-work-encouraging and just plain fun read-alouds for those bubble-test kinds of days. Here are 14 favorites. [...]

31Aug 2016

Why Formative Assessments are Critical for Student Learning

By | August 31st, 2016|Classroom Management, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

It seems we spend a big chunk of the school year focused on summative assessments. From the big end-of-unit and end-of-semester tests to state standardized testing, this drive toward the final test can leave many [...]

31Aug 2016

6 Quick-Checks for Comprehension

By | August 31st, 2016|Classroom Management, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Sometimes it can be difficult to know whether students are really “getting it” as you move through a unit or lesson. Formative assessments provide in-the-moment insight into student comprehension. Here are six formative assessments that [...]

30Aug 2016

5 Ways Technology Has Transformed Learning

By | August 30th, 2016|Teach Talk|0 Comments

First things first, technology hasn’t changed the fundamentals of teaching and learning but it sure has transformed how the classroom looks and the role of teachers in it. From electronic whiteboards and tablets to 3-D [...]

29Aug 2016

16 Teacher Hacks for Making Data Collection a Piece of Cake

By | August 29th, 2016|Classroom Management, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Collecting data is not necessarily every teacher’s cup of tea, but in today’s teaching climate, it’s definitely a necessity. After all, good data can provide important information to teachers and students and go a long [...]

29Aug 2016

3 Tips for Effective Data-Driven Decision-Making

By | August 29th, 2016|Classroom Management, Professional Development, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Data is all around us, and we’ve become experts in using it. From checking customer reviews before purchasing a product, to using a fitness band to monitor our health, we rely on data to make [...]

26Aug 2016

Ready, Set, Benchmarking!

By | August 26th, 2016|Teach Talk, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Fall is in the air and classrooms are full of new students. While everyone in the room may be in the same grade, students have a diverse set of learning needs. Before diving into the [...]

25Aug 2016

Welcoming Students Back to School

By | August 25th, 2016|Teach Talk, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Teachers and other educators play such an important role in students’ academic and social and emotional development. Much research shows that a strong and caring teacher/student relationship can greatly impact students’ success. Here are some [...]