Progress Monitoring in the Elementary Classroom

The most valuable data a teacher can collect from their classroom is through progress monitoring! And guess what? It’s not a lot of work and it provides you with a lot of valuable information! Progress Monitoring Isn’t Difficult! There is no wrong way to monitor the progress of your students in your classroom. It’s what […]

My Favorite Books on Teaching Literacy

It feels so good to be back in the classroom!  I had the privilege of being a stay at home mom/work at home mom for ten years.  During that time we grew our family from three to five and I worked hard at building a business to help teachers who struggle with the same things […]

Reading Assessment for Little Learners

Your learners are reading, but are they improving? Assessing our students is the only way we can monitor their growth. Assessments don’t have to be hard or take a lot of time either! This reading running record is a great reading assessment that doesn’t take a lot of time. The Benefits of Assessments Although you […]

Beginning Math Assessment

Assessment is a word that many educators have come to dislike, but we all know that assessment drives instruction. It is important to know where your learners are at in order to teach them effectively.  My beginning literacy skills assessment is great way to see what your young learners know.  Alphabet knowledge and phonological and phonemic awareness […]