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[High Stakes Testing] Using Classroom Culture, Test-Taking Skills, and Mindfulness to Overcome Test Season Stress
To help you calm fraying nerves and ensure students are successful on high-stakes exams, we’ve put together our favorite tips on cultivating a productive classroom environment, teaching effective test-taking strategies, and leveraging mindfulness as your test-prep secret weapon.
Here are four questions school and district leaders can ask to borrow from the community-building savvy of the corporate world and create mission and vision statements that resonate with staff and students.
Educator First in Action: Incorporating Social Justice Frameworks in Edmentum Curriculum with Teaching Tolerance
Within the curriculum department, we chose to work with Teaching Tolerance in order to learn more about school climate, instruction, classroom culture, family and community engagement, and teacher leadership. The work we did in that PD session was meaningful, and it’s really stuck with me—I still find myself reaching back to some of the conversations that took place to find understanding and tolerance as well as examine my own thoughts and reactions on a daily basis.
In this post, we will discuss the signs educators can watch for to identify homeless students, understand how homelessness impacts learning, review the current legislation, and discuss what educators can do to support students in these situations.
Good school leaders invest a lot of time and resources into creating a culture of learning that generates an environment that everyone, from students to staff to food service, wants to come to every day. During no other time are those investments tested more than the testing period.
Implementing mindfulness into the classroom doesn’t have to be a challenging or time-consuming task. All it takes is a little dedication and practice to get the job done right. Here are a three ways you can infuse mindfulness practices into your classroom every day.