Category Archives: Instruction

Year End PLC Team Presentation Expectations

Purpose: To share how your team engaged in professional growth and collaboration to inform your instruction, intervention and feedback to students Timeline: Review of Expectations – April 29th PLC Meeting Planning Session 1 – May 6th PLC Meeting (half of … Continue reading

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Close Read: College and Career Ready Inventory

Click on the links below to download the close reading activities we completed as a staff on College and Career Readiness. These activities are based on excerpts from the book “College and Career Ready” by David Conley. Activity 1 – … Continue reading

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Athena Staff Update – Week 33

The Athena High School Mission: “Our graduates will be prepared for success in college and career in the 21st century.”   Fostering 21st Century Creativity In Our Students: Creativity is a skill and an expectation that we should integrate and … Continue reading

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5 Great Rubric Making Tools

Click the link below to visit a great blog posting on resources of developing your own rubrics. http://elearningindustry.com/the-5-best-free-rubric-making-tools-for-teachers

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Flipped Classroom PD Sessions – Mr. Lynch & Mr. Mock

Below are the video recordings of the sessions on the Flipped Classroom by Mr. Lynch and Mr. Mock from our last professional development sessions.  

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Right Reason Technologies Update

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5 Powerful Questions – Student Engagement from Edutopia

  Click on the image below to read a phenomenal post on 5 strategic questions teachers can ask to foster active student engagement.  Some of these questions are likely a part of your every day pedagogy, others may be new … Continue reading

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Teaching Tip: The Warmup Rubric (by Sara Ross)

Sara Ross, and ELA teacher here at Athena High School, employs a wonderful strategy to help focus the first few minutes of class in the right direction.  Here, in her own words, is what the “Warmup Rubric” is all about. … Continue reading

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Integrating 21st Century Learning Skills into Daily Instruction

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Above and Beyond: The Four C’s of 21st Century Learning

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