Damon Torgerson

Formative vs. Summative Assessments: What's the Difference?

“Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

8 Google Chrome Extensions Teachers Should Incorporate in the Classroom

“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the...

Rostering in Alludo

A couple of months ago we released two different ways to load district rosters into Alludo:...

6 Reasons to Include Guided Reading Activities in Your Lesson Plan

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” ~Joseph Addison

Analytic vs. Holistic Rubrics: Which Type of Rubric Should You Use?

“One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.” ~Maria...

9 Examples of Effective Classroom Management Strategies

“The classroom should be an entrance into the world, not an escape from it.” ~John Ciardi

What is Epic? 5 Reasons to Use a Digital Library in Your District

“The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future...

How Incorporating i-Ready Can Help Teachers Drive Student Outcomes

“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” ~ Pablo Picasso

6 Steps to Develop a Special Education Curriculum Plan

“If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.” ~ Ignacio...