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Growing Professional Knowledge

Self-reflection is a cornerstone in my teaching pedagogy. It is through self-reflection that educators are able to adapt and improve their curriculum and teaching style. It is unrealistic that educators have someone observe their practice and give advice on how to improve, which is why collegiality and collaboration are a necessity for professional growth. 184 more words

Instructional Practice

Assessment Practices

Consistent, meaningful feedback is imperative for developing writers. I’ve found that meaningful feedback not only helps writers improve, but also increases writer agency and engagement. In my classroom, students have multiple drafts due, which are peer reviewed, prior to the final so that they get ample feedback. 214 more words

Instructional Practice

Teaching Diverse Learners

Regardless of where an educator teaches, they will encounter student diversity. Students may come from a wide range of cultural, social, and economic backgrounds, as well as have different learning needs. 159 more words

Instructional Practice

Curricular Vision

If students are to be engaged, democratic citizens, it is important that they be well versed in issues that all people in their community face. Given the diversity of our local and national communities, it is necessary for educators to employ a multicultural curriculum that incorporates texts, histories, perspectives, and voices from people of different cultural backgrounds. 88 more words

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Access for Every Child at GSIS

Every year GSIS takes steps forward, improving student learning.  This year every single GSIS student in grades Pre-K to 12 has at least one dedicated device to support their learning.   448 more words

Technology Integration

Information Literacy: Big6 in Elementary

By Patricia Lamb, Elementary Librarian

Last school year elementary students were required to use the Big6 research process for their IB Primary Years Program (PYP) Exhibition Unit… 241 more words

Technology Integration