Author: kacietravis@theefficientclassroom.com

Formative Assessments

Formative Assessments

Formative assessments. That’s the answer to questions like, “What can I do to increase student achievement?” or “How can I improve my classroom instruction?” when

Easy Recipes for Busy Teachers

Easy Recipes for Busy Teachers

“What is for dinner?” The question that I hate most. That’s the one. Especially after a long day of answering a million questions and making

Resources for Teaching Geometry

Resources for Teaching Geometry

Does your school district provide teachers with adequate resources for teaching Geometry? Do they provide a textbook to use as a teaching resource? I did

Teacher holding award

End of Year Teacher Fun

End of Year Teacher Fun Teacher Superlative Awards I just looked through the school calendar, the student play schedule, the baseball schedule, and the swim

Keys to a Perfect Observation Title

Keys to a Perfect Observation

Okay, okay. Perfect is a strong word, but since that is what we teachers like to strive for, let’s go for it! Through my experience,

Image of Clipboard with List of Procedures

The Efficient Classroom: Procedures

Procedures and routines are the keys to a well-run, efficient classroom. They are the oil that makes the gears work smoothly. When classroom procedures are