A science teacher sits at her desk, making a lesson plan.
Professional development

All About Understanding by Design

Many districts now use the “understanding by design” process to create curricula. Curriculum design creates an overall blueprint for a class which generally includes a pacing

An apple and pencil holder sit on a teacher’s desk with “Have a great summer!” written on the chalkboard.
Professional development

Summer School for Teachers

Summer is the time to relax and recharge for most people, but for teachers, it’s also a time to take advantage of professional development opportunities.

A young student practices flashcards with their teacher.
Professional development

How to Use Retrieval Practice Effectively

What is Retrieval Practice? The retrieval practice is a method that helps students retain information. Particularly, it assists students in processing and pulling out knowledge