Starting a Grade 2/3 Class as a Substitute

Congrats! You got an LTO for a month in a 2/3 classroom.  I am going to offer some feedback based on the dozens of different 2/3 classes I have taught in. These are some of the best ideas from the classes I have seen so far. 2/3s are very rule and routine oriented. You have a great opportunity to use the month to set up these procedures and develop a […]

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Evidence of Learning With Informal Assessment

Most of the informal assessments will include projects and presentations and discussions. Overall, there will be three aspects of evidence of learning: In order to gather valid evidence of learning, the conversations, observations and products should be derived from multiple and varied assessment opportunities: Teachers should use formal assessment measures to gather evidence of learning, because it is important to be exposed to various norm, criterion and standardized tests. Higher […]

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