• Dianna Gilbert posted an update in the group Holler logo of AssessmentAssessment 1 year, 4 months ago

    Another formative assessment that is very popular in kindergarten is Think ,pair, share. This type of assessment is used daily. In think, pair , share students are given a question or scenarios to think about then they discuss the scenario or question with their partner and the teacher then calls upon a group to discuss their answer. In this…

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  • Dianna Gilbert posted an update in the group Holler logo of AssessmentAssessment 1 year, 4 months ago

    In Kindergarten we are continuously using formative assessment to build instruction. This formative assessment here is assessing counting and cardinality. The students are counting dots in various arrangements up to…

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  • Dianna Gilbert posted a new activity comment 1 year, 4 months ago

    Jason I think this is a concer we are all going to be feeling. Our schools concern is also providing students a rich curriculum as well as opportunities to provide the enrichment and interventions that are needed. This task continues to get harder as our number of staff keeps dwindling.

  • Dianna Gilbert posted a new activity comment 1 year, 4 months ago

    Lucy I am a kindergarten teacher and I use white boards for assessment almost daily. Like you, I will post a problem on the board and have students write the answer and then we all show our answer at the same time. I also dovreading problems and havecstdents sound our words using their boards. There are endless opportunities for assessment using…[Read more]

  • Dianna Gilbert posted an update in the group Holler logo of AssessmentAssessment 1 year, 4 months ago

    Our district uses MAP (Measures of Academic Progress). The MAP assessment allows an insight to our students growth compared to other students in the nation. Each child’s performance is compared to the National average of other students in the same grade level. Student profiles make the data easy to understand. The student progress reports o…[Read more]

  • Dianna Gilbert posted an update in the group Holler logo of AccountabilityAccountability 1 year, 4 months ago

    In order to ensure that our students are provided a rich curriculum teachers will be assigned teaching roles in the area of their expertise and students will be grouped for reading and math based on their current level. All students will participate in uninterrupted RTI classes daily.

    • Having a time set aside each day to provide interventions for students is so important. We have a time like you have mentioned above designated each day so that we can meet with students in the areas of reading and math and help address misconceptions and fill gaps!

  • Dianna Gilbert posted an update in the group Holler logo of AccountabilityAccountability 1 year, 4 months ago

    After viewing the Kentucky Uniform Academic Course Codes web page I feel our school’s biggest concern is a lot like the rest I’ve read on here. With all the cuts in funding facing education, onebof our schools biggest concerns is ensuring that all students have access to a rich curriculum as well as opportunities to provide intervention and enr…[Read more]