Author: Maggie Staley

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The start of the school year is an exciting time.  Everyone is refreshed, renewed and excited.  It is important to take advantage of this enthusiasm and put plans in place that last the entire year. Then, when February hits, you won’t be trying to create an assessment plan when you...

  Formative assessment is the heart of the classroom.  It’s the moment-to-moment information coming at a teacher that allows them to make key decisions and changes within a lesson or unit.  It’s the tool that allows teachers to see their students’ learning and to make decisions about where to go next. There...