Back to School 2022 Catalog

Episode 6: Classroom Success for the Year Ahead with Dr. Miriam Ortiz (9 minutes)

Dr. Miriam Ortiz, owner and chief consultant of K12 Matters, sits with Cheryl to share advice for making the start of the school year a success. Hear tips for setting clear objectives, using formative assessments at the beginning and throughout the year, and targeting your instruction to the needs of your classroom.
ABOUT CHERYL LUNDY SWIFT, M.Ed

Cheryl is an award-winning educational leader and is currently pursuing her doctorate in Educational Leadership. She served as the lead curriculum developer for Learning Without Tears’ Get Set for School’s Language and Literacy curriculum, which received an AEP Distinguished Achievement award. In 2017, Cheryl was awarded the Investor Bank’s Educator of the Year Award. 

ABOUT DR. MIRIAM ORTIZ, Ph.D.

Dr. Ortiz obtained her Ph.D. in education and human development from Southern Methodist University in 2017 with a focus on Special Education and Response to Intervention. She is passionate about improving academic outcomes for children with or at-risk for disabilities, teacher training, and professional development, as well as assisting struggling readers of all ages.

Literacy Matters: Conversations with Cheryl - Episode 6

Episode 6: Classroom Success for the Year Ahead 

Dr. Miriam Ortiz, owner and chief consultant of K12 Matters, sits with Cheryl to share advice for making the start of the school year a success. Hear tips for setting clear objectives, using formative assessments at the beginning and throughout the year, and targeting your instruction to the needs of your classroom.