Quote of the day from a teacher at a recent FIP professional learning day:
"I used to think too much noise and students moving around indicated a lack of discipline... But now I think...Read More
FIP Facilitator Name: Dana Kilgore
Title: Literacy Coach and Title One Reading Teacher
School/District: Batavia Local Schools
When did you begin working on formative instructional practices?
We began working on FIP in the spring of 2012.
How did you get started?
Our work with FIP began with our involvement with the RttT Grant and the Ohio Appalachian Collaborative (OAC) through Battelle for Kids.
As Thanksgiving weekend comes to an end, I can’t help be reminded of when my mom first taught me how to draw a turkey. I bet you have made one yourself—you open your hand and trace your fingers.Read More
It's conference time once again. I recently had the pleasure of meeting with thirty families in one day. I teach seventy students, so my team holds short conferences in a rotation style--kind of like speed dating, but less awkward--in order to maximize the use of each family's time.Read More
Hi everyone! I have some exciting news to share...
A new FIP in Action module is now available to all Ohio educators. This one will be of particular interest to elementary school teachers implementing Ohio's New Learning Standards for math. Special thanks to Alicia McIntire, Grade 1 teacher at Marietta City School District, for her help in creating this module.
In FIP in Action: Math, Grade 1—Problem Solving Adding Three Numbers, you will go inside Mrs. Rose’s first grade classroom.Read More
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