Being a productive teacher is not taking away anything from students, it is giving more to students in less time. AND HAVING A LIFE!
So what is teacher productivity?
ANSWER: to be more efficient and give more to students. What you give is not more curriculum, more tests or assessments. It is what students need most: hope, joy and someone who believes in them. You will be able to really care for your students if you are not over-stressed.
Colleagues of mine have pointed out some of the extensive definitions of “Teacher Productivity”, and criticism of those definitions. I still stand by my definition:
The ability to be efficient so that you can give more to your students.
That “more” that you give is:Read More...
SOLARO » Helping the World learn, ONE STUDENT at a time.
Solaro is an easy to use online teaching, study, practice, or assessment tool for students and teachers. This allows students to log on to lessons/ quizzes/ tests previewed or chosen by the teacher. And all the questions are aligned to the regional standards. In BC Canada, my Solaro accounts tie in directly with the Prescribed Learning Outcomes of the BC Ministry of Education. This direct tie-in is true all over North America.
An amazing thing about this service is that it is offered FREE to all schools. THAT’S RIGHT FREE! The easy to use interface, the number of options for teachers makes this site the #1 top winner of useful web sites for teachers!