One of the best feelings about starting a new school year is getting organized. Even if it is just for 0.2 seconds. That feeling that everything is one place and your paperwork is nice and neat. Yes, I know, that is a perfect world, but a girl can dream. Being a special education teacher, brings ... Read More about Summer Plan: Get Organized!
The best way to keep track and stay organized with all that student data? A student data binder! Use this student data binder to keep yourself organized this school year. A one-stop place for all the data!
Let’s talk data! I’ve been using data sheets for years and years now. The one our district provided left much to be desired so I made my own: I made this Data Sheet in Google Slides and everything on it is editable! This means that if you need to track different kinds of data, you ... Read More about Data Sheets for the Primary Teacher
Somewhere along the way, data became a four-letter word. I’m sure it all started back when lawmakers became more focused on test scores and less on students…and High Stakes Testing became the only thing that only mattered… but somewhere along the way, data became a word that was like nails on a chalkboard for teachers. […]
I've had such a love-hate relationship with data notebooks over the years. I've always worked in "Baldrige" schools that have required every teacher to have a data wall and every student to have a data notebook. My first few years in the classroom, this would be something that I spent my first week of school