Colorado Teacher on How She Motivates Students

Chalkbeat Colorado

Rigorous education standards help Jessica Moore, a language arts teacher in Colorado, to develop lesson plans that empower classroom learning. “College- and career-ready standards prioritize the use of richly layered, complex text for all students,” explains Moore. Challenging materials aligned to those standards help focus student learning on the associated achievement goals. The best lessons, Moore says, engage students, address content areas and make connections across subjects. “I love when we have to pull ourselves away from our lesson because class is over!”

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