At the A+ Club we often hear from parents that their child is struggling in math.
Sometimes it's, "she never does well in math" or "he does his math homework but scores poorly on quizzes and tests."
Why students struggle in math: guided v independent practice empowered by feedback from The A+ … Continue reading
Every teacher's goal is student engagement, both in and out of class
The more our students act on our lessons and expectations outside of class, the better they function in class. Nothing new there.
And the difficulty to achieve it in part explains the annual Professional Development (PD) … Continue reading
Scaffolding students out of procrastination: teacher interview with Mike Cahir
Student Success Podcast No. 16
Feb. 10, 2014, recorded Feb 8, 2014
Today's Guest: Mike Cahir, Teacher and Department Chair, English Department, Archbishop Carroll High School, Washington, DC
In this interview, … Continue reading
Why are we teaching kids to use 1970s technology?
Ever hear of Day Timer? Yes, the personal agenda book still exists, but only for a few old school types. Except in schools, where the kids are supposed to use agenda books, and it's all their damned fault if they don't.
Seriously. At the A+ … Continue reading
Feeding back: constant, comprehensive & positive feedback
Student Success Podcast No. 7, Nov. 6, 2013
Today's Guest: none
Bromley discusses the essential process of feedback. Feedback is simple human interaction. And these interactions so define the teacher-student relationship. … Continue reading