Author Archives: Catlin Tucker

Personalizing Your Final Exam

As a student, I remember the stress of preparing for final exams. I spent hours reviewing notes that spanned an entire semester because it was all “fair game.” I never had a clear sense of what content would appear on … Continue reading

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Teach Students to Track How Many Words They Read Per Minute Using Voice Typing and Google Forms

As elementary students learn how to read, teachers administer reading fluency tests and listen to students read passages. During these reading fluency tests, teachers listen for speed, accuracy, and expression. Nothing can replace this formal assessment, but it’s helpful to … Continue reading

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Lockbox Challenges with Google Forms

Kids enjoy games! One way to create a collaborative challenge that feels more like a game than work is to use Google Forms to create a lockbox activity. When coaching a group of teachers this month, we created a transitional … Continue reading

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