With back to school around the corner, it is so important in high school (and middle school) classrooms to have a fair, accurate, and simple grading system established.  This post details my tried and tested classroom strategy for grading that is perfect for not only 1st year teachers, but ALL!

Grading Policy for Secondary Teachers

With back to school around the corner, it is so important in high school (and middle school) classrooms to have a fair, accurate, and simple grading system established. This post details my tried and tested classroom strategy for grading that is perfect for not only 1st year teachers, but ALL!

UNESCO advocates for quality physical education policies all over the world as a tool to contribute to 21st century education and drive inclusion. The

UNESCO advocates for quality physical education policies all over the world as a tool to contribute to 21st century education and drive inclusion. The

Mrs. Stuart Goes to Washington | NCTE's Kent Williamson Policy Fellow Lauren Stuart provides the highlights from her first week in Washington, DC attending events and conferences and immersing herself in education policy.

Mrs. Stuart Goes to Washington | NCTE's Kent Williamson Policy Fellow Lauren Stuart provides the highlights from her first week in Washington, DC attending events and conferences and immersing herself in education policy.

Whether you are a new teacher interviewing for a job or a veteran teacher changing teaching positions, be sure you know the answers to these questions about the policies and procedures pertaining to your job!

101 Questions That All Teachers Should Ask About Their Jobs (Updated April 2016)

Whether you are a new teacher interviewing for a job or a veteran teacher changing teaching positions, be sure you know the answers to these questions about the policies and procedures pertaining to your job!

Visuals and supports to make fire drill and other emergency drills less stressful and scary for kids in your preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten classrooms.

Emergency Drills Visual Routine Posters & Supports (Fire Drill, Earthquake, Tornado, & Intruder Drills)

Visuals and supports to make fire drill and other emergency drills less stressful and scary for kids in your preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten classrooms.

Roll a Silly Sentence with Who? Did What? ~ what a fun way write complete sentences! | This Reading Mama

Roll a Silly Sentence (FREE Printable Included!)

Roll a Silly Sentence with Who? Did What? ~ what a fun way write complete sentences! | This Reading Mama

Paul Horton: Why Obama's Education Policies Will Not Change and Why "Change is Hard" - Living in Dialogue - Education Week Teacher

Paul Horton: Why Obama's Education Policies Will Not Change and Why "Change is Hard" - Living in Dialogue - Education Week Teacher

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This quote from the esteemed Haim Ginott is one that we must keep in our minds and hearts as we work with young children, especially when considering the "classroom/ behavior management" policies and practices that we use. Please read and consider:)

This quote from the esteemed Haim Ginott is one that we must keep in our minds and hearts as we work with young children, especially when considering the "classroom/ behavior management" policies and practices that we use. Please read and consider:)

Truth. Yes, some teachers may cause minor problems in specific classrooms, but the large majority is trying to improve the system one step at a time, even though most large decisions are up to administration, the school board, and local and federal government, which we can't do much about.

Truth. Yes, some teachers may cause minor problems in specific classrooms, but the large majority is trying to improve the system one step at a time, even though most large decisions are up to administration, the school board, and local and federal government, which we can't do much about.

No Cell Phone Use Sign for Biology Class Poster

No Cell Phone Use Sign for Biology Class

This math partner success kit made it so easy to boost students independence during my math small group instruction. Each student has a set of partners - their math triad - that they rely on to answer questions and find solutions during math workshop. Th

How To Boost Student Independence During M.A.T.H. Workshop With Math Triads

This math partner success kit made it so easy to boost students independence during my math small group instruction. Each student has a set of partners - their math triad - that they rely on to answer questions and find solutions during math workshop. Th

Display classroom rules, procedures, expectations for treating others and supplies, and sub behavior policies in these anchor charts!

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Display classroom rules, procedures, expectations for treating others and supplies, and sub behavior policies in these anchor charts!

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