April 2019

Your must-have family engagement survey

By |2019-04-01T20:36:50+00:00April 1st, 2019|

Photo by Laercio Cavalcanti Understanding your students' families - and engaging with them effectively - has an impact on almost every aspect of school life and the success of your programs. Family engagement begins with understanding, and an effective way to do this is through a take-home or emailed family survey. Do you already have [...]

March 2018

Blooms Taxonomy Guide for Multiple-Choice Questions and Question Stems in Formative Assessment

By |2019-02-22T22:20:50+00:00March 1st, 2018|

How to use, measure, and track Bloom's Taxonomy in your Question Stems and Multiple Choice Questions According to Edglossary  "Blooms Taxonomy is a classification system used to define and distinguish different levels of human cognition—i.e., thinking, learning, and understanding." It's currently fashionable to bash multiple choice questions [...]

January 2017

Teacher Tip: 3 Tips To Avoid Teacher Burnout

By |2017-01-14T16:07:04+00:00January 14th, 2017|

"The truth is there is simply more work than there is time to do it, and some things are just beyond our control." -M. Connely 7th Grade Math, Atlanta GA In many instances, we as educators expect ourselves to be perfect because we understand the stakes for our students. Furthermore, we can lose sight of the [...]

September 2016

The Teacher Toolkit: A Great Exit Ticket Primer for New Teachers

By |2018-08-28T13:53:57+00:00September 21st, 2016|

Are you a new teacher? Imagine this: One morning, after Thanksgiving, you walk into class, take a look through the turned-in homework assignments on your desk, and you discover that some of your students have fallen behind so far that they can't catch up without some serious outside-of-classtime tutoring! Oh. No. Veteran teachers have figured [...]

August 2016

Teach For America Partners with Quick Key

By |2016-08-11T15:30:21+00:00August 11th, 2016|

Teach For America chooses Quick Key as perfect solution for national student survey initiativeActionable results allow teachers to continuously improve classroom practice and student learning experiences CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (August 08, 2016) Quick Key, the mobile assessment software that improves student performance and eliminates hand grading, and Teach For America (TFA) have partnered to implement the time-saving [...]

January 2016

Quick Key Selected Again by Jaime Escalante Math

By |2016-01-17T20:13:01+00:00January 17th, 2016|

For the second year in a row, Quick Key was selected as the assessment solution for the prestigious Jaime Escalante Math Program in Los Angeles. According to Fernando Fernandez, Director of Jaime Escalante Math: "Quick Key has been instrumental in realizing our goal of using real-time data each day to help our students to thrive. We [...]