Ron Rogers, Ed.D

Knowing the Future Without a Time Machine

Great educators try their hardest to stay ahead and be prepared and ready for significant changes. But, fortunately, everyone does this differently, although most do not take the time to share. This post is to share one strategy to keep up with changes in education. Yes, you can know the future and what is coming to a classroom near you . . .

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July 30, 2021

Universal Design for Learning / Multi-Tiered System of Supports

What is Important?

"Never give up on a dream." - Author unknown -

We must all make decisions, all are important and many times affect others. The education field is no different. Now the time is imperative to work together as a team when setting up a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) and at the same time using the Universal Design for Learning . . .

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July 27, 2021

No One Knows, YET

Will It Happen? Probably Not The Same

Will It Happen?

This Ain't Sesame Street

Life as we know it has changed forever, and there is no denying that it took an aggressive virus called COVID 19 to force us into our homes for months. Everyone has experienced some change in their life because of COVID 19. Whether you were part of the stay at home order or an essential . . .

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May 30, 2020

Links for Education

Fun, Engaging Useful Links

Education has changed over the years and as a society of learners, it is time to embrace technology. Technology is not the silver bullet to make all the problems go away or solve all of educations problems however it is a tool which used wisely will support all of our learners.

2018 brought some useful tools to the table for . . .

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December 16, 2018

Childhood Goal

Miss Smith's Story, How Will It End?

Miss Smith wanted to be a teacher all her life. She remembered back to 8th grade how her teacher invited the class to discuss what their dream job would be after graduating high school. Miss Smith wanted to be an elementary school teacher. Her goal was to teach, mentor, monitor and be a role model for all her young students. Nine years later . . .

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December 16, 2018

Engagement, Fun, or Pain and Avoidance

There is Always a Solution

Silvrback blog image Why can some people pull the best from a group of people and others cause people to shut-down? Most educators would agree with being involved in a meeting where the engagement is high creates a satisfying and rewarding time for all. Think back to a meeting you were involved and a topic that one would have thought there was only one answer . . .

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October 28, 2018

TOXIC GRADING PRACTICES

Kill Student Engagement

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Most students learn how to work the educational system to their advantage or how to get out of school assignments. Students not challenged, or too challenged will not do their assignments. Educators need to confirm the research and make sure students are supported with their assignments. Teachers can make sureassignments are clear . . .

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November 25, 2017

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