Winter break is an opportune moment for students to analyze and reflect on their academic performance during the first half of the school year and to continue learning at home so t
Student misbehavior can be extremely disruptive to learning. It causes teachers and administrators stress and costs classmates the valuable instructional time that the teacher has to instead spend on addressing behavior issues. One disciplinary action that is often used to punish behavior problems is out-of-school suspension. Every year, three million students face out-of-school suspension according to the U.S. Department of Education (ED).
Formative assessments are used during a lesson with a goal of gathering student data to make changes where needed in real-time during instruction. With lots of different strategies and formats, formative assessments can be effective for students at any grade level.