Addressing Summer Reading Loss

Addressing Summer Reading Loss

Summer reading is the single summer activity that is most related to summer learning (Heyns, 1978). However, summer reading experiences are not equitable for students from high poverty homes or areas as compared to their peers. Students, on average, attend school for...
Math Common Core Resources

Math Common Core Resources

This begins a sharing blog of Mathematics CCSS sources that optimize professional learning opportunities for mathematics colleagues and hopefully affect student learning and engagement. Every additional post or comment will be dated, recognized, and posted. Roland...

Perseverance in Problem Solving, Part II

In part I of this two part series, I introduced a couple of ideas I have about defining perseverance in problem solving and some instructional shifts that need to happen in order to achieve those goals. In this post, I take a much more direct approach in trying to lay...
Syncing Transition Efforts Middle to High School

Syncing Transition Efforts Middle to High School

For adolescents, the leap from middle to high school is fraught with anxiety and anticipation. It’s also a time of great concern for parents who release their children to an environment of more responsibility and choice. The degree to which middle and high...