Pam Gothart

The Key to Quality Professional Learning: Relevant and Beneficial Training

February 20, 2019 By Pam Gothart

Take a moment and reflect on professional development events you have attended, and ask yourself, how many of them were “really” good,  meaningful, effective, and relevant to your chosen profession? As educators, we attend several types of training, many of which are mandatory, or are recommended from our superiors. Occasionally, we get lucky and can select a specific training we deem valuable, but those may be few and far between.

Are You Teaching Social Skills to Help Close the Achievement Gap?

October 19, 2017 By Pam Gothart

Some students from poverty may have gaps in social interaction which worsen the
achievement gap.

3 Ways to Help Close the Achievement Gap with Problem-Solving Skills

October 11, 2017 By Pam Gothart

Students from poverty often come to school with fewer problem-solving skills than peers.

3 Ways to Teach Sequencing and Processing Skills to Close the Achievement Gap

October 3, 2017 By Pam Gothart

Find out how to teach sequencing and processing skills to help close the achievement gap for students in poverty

The Ideal Learning Environment: Back-to-School Classroom Organization

September 22, 2017 By Pam Gothart

Start off the school year with classroom organization strategies that improve learning