Posts Tagged: Small Groups in Tabor Rotation

Supporting Guided Math Using Tabor Rotation

How can I support the implementation of balanced, small-group, guided math instruction in my school? How do I keep the momentum going after attending a Tabor Rotation Training? How do I share my enthusiasm and expertise in an effective way? These questions are asked quite frequently by teacher leaders, math coaches, administrators, and specialist who want to build the grass-roots movement of Tabor Rotation.  …

How Can an Administrator Support Tabor Rotation?

A group of highly engaged 4th graders in math stations at Jane Long Elementary School “Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself.”     -Thomas J. Watson, founder of IBM “A leader is a dealer in hope.”     -Napoleon Bonaparte Since I’m not an administrator, I posed this question to principal Lorrie Kloss who began her journey in Tabor Rotation in May, 2014 and has seen ASTOUNDING results, “How can an administrator support Tabor Rotation?” Here was her response.…

Math Apps Students (and their Teachers) LOVE!

“Do you use IPads in the Technology/Application Station of Tabor Rotation?” “What apps do you recommend?” “Could I write a grant to get more technology in my classroom?” These questions are frequently asked by Tabor Rotation teachers in math and science, since one of the Tabor Rotation Stations is the Technology/Application Station.…

Accountability in Small-Group Instruction

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment to improve the world.”     -Anne Frank Many secondary teachers are fine-tuning the use of small-group instruction in their classrooms. The email below is an incredible exchange with great information. Hope it helps some of you, too.…

Application Menus

“The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.” -Flora Whittemore “My basic principle is that you don’t make decisions because they are easy; you don’t make them because they are cheap; you don’t make them because they’re popular; you make them because they’re right.” -Theodore Hesburgh “This framework doesn’t really meet the needs of all my learners.…

Grouping in Math Using Tabor Rotation

“Always behave like a duck-keep calm and unruffled on the surface, but paddle like the devil underneath.” -Lord Barbizon “Help! My class is so much BIGGER this year… …what do I do?” “I just found out that I have 28-30 students. How do I use math stations now?” “Which is better—a larger group with an even number or a small group with an odd number?” “Is it better to have more math stations since I have more students?” These are some of the questions teachers submitted after conference sessions on Tabor Rotation.…