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New Poster – The Three Foundations of the New APPR

Below is a poster that provides an overview of the three philosophical foundations of the new APPR evaluation system.  A copy of this poster will be made for each teacher at Athena, so you will not need to print your … Continue reading

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A Summary of Research on Constructivism (Simple List)

Here is another interesting list of what constructivism can looks like. This is a short list of 9 examples of what a students is required to be doing in a constructivist classroom. Click here to view this list on the … Continue reading

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Instructional Activities and the Correlating Retention Rates

(This is another excerpt from the NDT website.  Click here to view the entire article.) Below is a list of different methods of learning. The percentages listed represent the average amount of information that is retained through that particular learning … Continue reading

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Suggestions for Teaching with the Constructivist Theory of Learning

The following list of tips for leveraging the Constructivist Theory comes from the NDT Website.  Click here to view their complete collection of resources. Suggestions for Teaching with the Constructivist Learning Theory Encourage and accept student autonomy and initiative. Try … Continue reading

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What Highly Effective Instruction Looks Like (NYSED Document)

This is an interesting document published by NYSED. This summarizes the focus of the new teacher evaluation focus/lens that all teachers will be responsible for. All of the approved rubrics are predicated on these three categories of instruction. GCSD and … Continue reading

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