Jill & Colleen

Coding Student Work

The methods of qualitative research apply to grading papers, too. When grading a stack of papers, how do you categorize them by what you notice? Using codes to create different learning paths based on how students responded to particular quiz questions will help to improve your instruction for the next year. Connections to standardized test…

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Teaching Writing in Lower Grades

Learning to write is a long process with milestones at each grade level. In this episode Colleen and Jill discuss the fundamentals of learning to write in the lower grades using graphic organizers and having realistic expectations for idea development and grammatical and structural skills.

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AP vs. Dual Credit

Which is better, Advanced Placement or Dual Credit? This episode debates the merit of offering these types of courses in high schools.

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