Follow the Yellow Brick Road… No! Follow the Data Road!

Follow the Yellow Brick Road… No! Follow the Data Road!

Follow the data road… how many times have you all heard the expression to “teach from your data?” I suspect everyone of you who is currently reading this post! Well, I want to remind you this morning, that now, maybe

So You Want to Be a MILLIONAIRE?

Well, as the school year ends, you might be looking for strategies that will help you at actively engage your students as they prepare for end of year assessments such as: state assessments, end-of-year final exams, course assessments, etc. If

Students Need Goals as They Head Into State Assessments!

Good Evening Everyone! I know that you know… how well you all know… it’s that time of the year… the dreaded state assessments, and there are so many of them! We all know our ultimate goal is for students to

Testing Countdown… Not Something We Like as Teachers… But, A Necessary Evil!

Happy Monday Morning! I hope all of you had an awesome weekend! It was absolutely beautiful in Central Mississippi and we definitely took advantage of the beautiful weather! Well, it is that time of year teachers. It’s the time of

Third Grade Teachers, You Are On My Mind!

Lately, I have worked with several third grade teachers here in Mississippi, and I just continue to have this particular group on my mind this morning. Honestly, whether we agree with all of this testing or not, this particular group