Showing:  Posts by Kristen Ramaley

Research indicates that an educator’s knowledge of the subject of mathematics, and understanding of methods to teach the various concepts, can improve student achievement. Yet, despite its critical importance to student growth, there are significant challenges to successfully implementing and

“State assessments are like an autopsy: the data is useful, but it doesn’t help the patient.” Let that sink in for a minute. That autopsy metaphor was part of presenter Amy Dodson’s opening remarks in a recent EdWebinar entitled, “Using

Ahh, summer… full of warm days, swimming pools, popsicles, and the dreaded summer slide.  However, summer learning loss is avoidable! Here are a few tips to avoid summer learning loss: Set a goal.  Before the school year ends, have each

You’ve no doubt seen some variation of the quote “the mind is not a vessel that needs filling, but wood that needs igniting.” It’s been falsely attributed to everyone from Socrates to William Butler Yeats, although the folks at quote

The Fort Sam Houston Independent School District (FSH ISD) is located entirely on the Fort Sam Houston Army Post in northeast San Antonio, Texas. This public district serves the children of military personnel living on the base, which right now