What is a Formative Assessment?

What is a formative assessment? A formative assessment is a diagnostic tool; it is a range of formal and informal assessment procedures conducted by teachers during the learning process in order to individualize instruction and learning activities to improve student attainment. Graphic Organizers combined with Rubrics are often used as…

Read to Write: Making Meaning through the Character of a Story

Continuing from my first blog explaining the “Readers Workshop Approach,” which New York Academy will be implementing this 2017-18 school year, I would like to share with you some basic “making meaning” strategies you can do at home reading with your children. NYA is committed to a strong school to…

The Readers Workshop Approach at New York Academy Hyderabad

Greetings. As we prepare to kick off the New York Academy school year, I would like to share with the NYA School Community a sample of the best practice we will be implementing this 2017-18 school year. “The Readers Workshop Approach” How do we learn to engage in authentic reading?…