Motivate Students with Everyday Heroes

Motivate Students with Everyday Heroes

Everyday heroes are the people who do amazing things, generous things, inspiring things, in everyday situations that aren’t usually mentioned in the newspapers or history books. To motivate students with everyday heroes means to expose them to examples of people...
African American History Inspires Student Goal-Setting

African American History Inspires Student Goal-Setting

So, how does African American History inspire student goal-setting? Some kids have a clear idea of what kind of future they’re working towards, and others may not have any good ideas, or any good examples of happy and successful adults in their lives. Helping...
How to Write Specific Marzano Scales

How to Write Specific Marzano Scales

So, how do you write a Marzano Scale that works? Continuing the theme of writing goals with your students for the new year, this third post is going to divulge my most helpful tips for how to write specific Marzano Scales. I’m going to share with you the...
Marzano Scales Create the Path to Achieve Goals

Marzano Scales Create the Path to Achieve Goals

If you already do some goal-setting with your students then you’re off to a great start for the New Year. In my last post I discussed an article about goal-setting it students and the importance of “past and future authoring”; which means your...
Goal Setting With Students Increases Progress

Goal Setting With Students Increases Progress

Okay, so you just finished the quarter a few days ago and planning your January lessons is the furthest thing from your mind! I thought the same thing for a minute, then I realized that when I’m relaxed, leisurely, and I don’t have to be planning anything,...
Top 7 Reasons to Use Marzano Scales

Top 7 Reasons to Use Marzano Scales

  Initially, Marzano Scales were forced on me through some district professional development. After starting to use them I really saw the benefit for students and the response I got from them was amazing!! Here are my top 7 reasons to use Marzano Scales in any...

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