1. Formative Assessment

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    April 18, 2013 by sz

    Like any area of focus, it’s important to work off a common definition. We turn to Dylan Wiliam during our …
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  2. Rounds: Differentiation

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    March 8, 2013 by sz

    “One at a time; all at once.” For our next round of Rounds our Focus Area will be differentiation. We’ll …
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  3. Teach Like a Champion

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    February 24, 2013 by sz

    This book has become the wrap-up to my summer reading. It’s a great transition back into the classroom. But you …
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  4. Mr. Theriault’s Engagement / Star Wars Mash-Up

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    February 15, 2013 by sz

    Our own David Theriault recently wrote an insightful blog post on why students may not be engaged in our classrooms. …
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  5. Thoughts on Engagement

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    February 4, 2013 by sz

    Our next session of rounds will focus on student engagement which is always a key element of instruction. How does …
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  6. Don’t Fear the Facilitator

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    January 28, 2013 by sz

    So before we launch into this new era of Instructional Rounds, I want to make one thing perfectly clear: Don’t …
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  7. Steal Like a Teacher, a primer

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    January 19, 2013 by sz

    [graphic by D. Theriault] I can imagine your questions. Steal like a teacher? What kind of name is that Ziebarth?. …
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