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What is NGSS Anyway?

What is NGSS Anyway?

Presented by Mark Adato – Transcription Below Introduction Welcome to the “Illuminate Whiteboard Series.” My name is Mark Adato. I’m an Implementation Manager on the D and A team, and today, we’re talking about the next generation science standards, also known as NGSS. So let’s talk about these standards that science teachers all over the … Continue reading What is NGSS Anyway?

What To Ask Before You Change Your Report Card

What To Ask Before You Change Your Report Card

Presented by Annie Stefano – Transcription Below Introduction Welcome to the “Illuminate Whiteboard Series.” My name is Annie Stefano, and I am a customer success manager for the Implementation team. Today, we’re going to talk about some essential questions you wanna ask yourself before you change your report card. Believe it or not, this is … Continue reading What To Ask Before You Change Your Report Card

4 Easy Ways to Check Your District’s Student Data

4 Easy Ways to Check Your District’s Student Data

Presented by Rebecca Coleman – Transcription Below Introduction Hi, welcome to the Illuminate Whiteboard Series. My name is Rebecca Coleman, and I am a customer success manager on the Illuminate Education Student Information System, which is kind of a mouthful. Today I’m gonna talk to you a little bit about four ways to check your … Continue reading 4 Easy Ways to Check Your District’s Student Data

You May Be Missing Steps in Master Scheduling

You May Be Missing Steps in Master Scheduling

Presented by James Fleming – Transcription Below Introduction Hey, thanks for joining us for the Illuminate Whiteboard Series. My name is James Fleming. I’m a subject matter expert in secondary leadership, and we’re gonna talk about that one missing step in your master scheduling cycle. The Basics of Master Scheduling So, I think everybody’s pretty … Continue reading You May Be Missing Steps in Master Scheduling

Is Homework Helping or Hurting Classrooms?

Is Homework Helping or Hurting Classrooms?

Presented by Natalie Howell – Transcription Below Introduction Hi, welcome to Illuminate’s Whiteboard Series. My name is Natalie Howell and I’m an implementation manager here at Illuminate Education. Today’s topic is Assessment & Grading Practices: Homework. This area is one of the most contentious and highly talked about areas of education right now. Homework is … Continue reading Is Homework Helping or Hurting Classrooms?

What’s So Important About Student Engagement?

What’s So Important About Student Engagement?

Presented by Dr. Chris Balow – Transcription Below Introduction  Hello, everyone. I’m Dr. Chris Balow from Illuminate Education, Chief Research Scientist, and welcome to the Illuminate Whiteboard Series. Today we’re gonna talk about a really important topic, student engagement. This is a really big topic, it’s major, but we’re gonna break it down for you … Continue reading What’s So Important About Student Engagement?

Classroom Management Tips and Tricks

Classroom Management Tips and Tricks

Presented by Dr. Gail Thompson – Transcription Below Introduction Hello, everyone. Welcome to the Illuminate Whiteboard Series. I’m Dr. Gail Thompson. And I am the equity and professional development expert at Illuminate Education. I’m also an author and researcher. Classroom Management  Today, I’d like to talk to you about classroom management. During my travels conducting … Continue reading Classroom Management Tips and Tricks

Assessment & Grading Practices: The End of Zeros

Assessment & Grading Practices: The End of Zeros

Presented by Natalie Howell – Transcription Below Introduction Hi, welcome to Illuminate’s Whiteboard Series. My name is Natalie Howell, and I’m an implementation manager at Illuminate Education. Today’s conversation is about assessment and grading, the end of zeros. What’s The Purpose of a Grade? So to start this off, we have to understand, what is … Continue reading Assessment & Grading Practices: The End of Zeros

Effective Ways to Engage Underserved Students

Effective Ways to Engage Underserved Students

Presented by Dr. Gail Thompson – Transcription Below Introduction Hello everyone. Welcome to the Illuminate Whiteboard Series. I’m Dr. Gail Thompson, Professional Development and Equity Expert at Illuminate Education. I’m also an author and researcher. Today, I want to talk about parent engagement because educators know that parent involvement is important and it’s correlated to … Continue reading Effective Ways to Engage Underserved Students

Illuminate Whiteboard Series: 4 Steps to Makeover Your PLCs

Illuminate Whiteboard Series: 4 Steps to Makeover Your PLCs

Presented by Kate Pechacek – Transcription below Introduction Hi, everyone. Welcome to the Illuminate Whiteboard series. I’m Kate Pechacek. I’m an Implementation Manager for Illuminate. And we, today, are going to talk about the PLC Recipe. So, PLCs have been around for a long time, and they’re sort of a common recipe that’s developed over … Continue reading Illuminate Whiteboard Series: 4 Steps to Makeover Your PLCs