Author: alphaschools

A Glimpse into the Life of a Working Mom

The Good.  Ever since I was a young girl, I’ve wanted to be a teacher and a mom. I loved school and I loved kids. When I wasn’t at school, I would play “school” with my friends and while most of my friends were having sleepovers on Friday nights, I would often babysit kids in […]

Scholars Learn Best When Instruction is Tailored

Culture Building: Getting to know the scholars through aggressive monitoring Beginning the year on the right foot is important to every classroom. Paying particular attention to each student’s reading ability is also a high priority. As we launched Reading Power Hour (RPH), students rotated between varying, self guided activities. After a couple of weeks, we […]