From the Editor’s Desk: Data-Driven Instruction, the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

             “Data-driven instruction” has been a massive catch-phrase in education circles for nearly a decade. It sounds terribly technical, and thoroughly modern (!), but at its core it just means that a teacher looks at information, and selects instructional tools Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk: Data-Driven Instruction, the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

“When You Engage Them, The Words Will Come”

These words were recently used to describe what happens when you engage ELA students using the SMART board.  Teachers are using SMART boards to engage their ELA students using kinestetic, auditory and visual instruction to encourage active participation in the Continue reading “When You Engage Them, The Words Will Come”

Internet Safety and the Classroom Teacher

Facebook…cyber bullying…privacy…predators…The list is long for the dangers that lurk out there on the Internet for both students and adults. If you’re a classroom teacher, chances are you haven’t thought too much about the topic when it comes to your Continue reading Internet Safety and the Classroom Teacher

Sign Up Your Students For this year’s STEM Fair

Registration is open for Fayette County’s 2012 STEM Fair to be held at Bryan Station High School on Saturday, February 11. Students can compete for school prizes by demonstrating projects, giving a presentation or submitting a product. Products include digital Continue reading Sign Up Your Students For this year’s STEM Fair