The Teacher’s Role in the Grid Method

Meghan DeeganBlog, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lesson Plan Better, Manage Better, Personalize Student Learning Better

TL;DR: One teacher’s experience using the grid method. A focused look at the role of the teacher in the grid method. “So you don’t really teach anymore.”  “The students teach themselves.” “When will I get to see you teach?”  In implementing the grid method, I’ve heard them all and I’ve heard them a lot.  So what is teaching and what … Read More

Management with the Grid: How to Keep Kids Motivated

Andrea KalchbennerBlog, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Personalize Student Learning Better

TL;DR: The Grid method can seem like a huge change, but there are some consistencies with a traditional approach. A teacher shares some strategies for management and engagement with the Grid. “How do you keep kids motivated?!” This question pops up over and over again for educators.  It does not matter whether you teach elementary or high school, or if … Read More

Primary Independence: How The Grid Method Can Work for Littles

Amanda PostBlog, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lesson Plan Better, Manage Better, Personalize Student Learning Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: The Grid Method can completely change your teaching practice, even your life. Ways the Grid Method can absolutely work for your primary students. Just another PD session? Not exactly. Everyone knows how end of the year professional development goes. You sit in meetings all day long, thinking about how much you have to do before packing up for the … Read More

32: Allow yourself permission. – Jessie Lynch chats with us about taking the time to do what you need to do, and why she loves what she does.

Teach Better TeamTeach Better Talk Podcast

Episode 32 - Teach Better Talk Podcast

6th grade math and language arts teacher, Jessie Lynch, chats with us about allowing yourself permission to make mistakes, try something new, and taking the time to do what you need to do. Jessie shares why it’s important to remember you don’t need to be perfect, and why we’re not just here to move through the material. More at www.teachbetter.com/podcast/jessielynch … Read More

26: Teach Better – Chad Ostrowski shares his relentless pursuit of Better and why it should be your focus, too.

Teach Better TeamTeach Better Talk Podcast

Teach Better Team co-founder, and creator of The Grid Method, Chad Ostrowski, chats with us about the relentless pursuit of Better. Chad tells us the story of the worst year of his life and how it changed everything, explains why we thinks we have the best opportunity to create true change in education, and how you can be the best … Read More