“Do you have rigor in your classroom at all times?” Our Mission Possible teacher leaders are running some professional development about implementing rigor in the classroom. Taking a current assessment and making sure it has value and drive for students.
Life gets in the way sometimes. One of our 2nd grade teachers is going through some tough times dealing with a horrible vendor online for her wedding and it effects how she is functioning. It should.
Student interest first can solve many conflicts and miscommunications. After sitting with the principal and CF to explain our interest in putting our students first and utilizing our time for intervention through best practice and differentiation practices we were given the approval to move forward.
How do we best use the resources we are given? In an effort to work together we end up going back and forth on what we can and cannot control.
Time? The biggest challenge in my experience is time. Our teachers have their day completely micromanaged to a point of non-flexibility. We were looking into strategies for push-in intervention help and before we could even get to strategies on what could help our students