Last week, the fifth grade went to a park made for children with disabilities. It had play equipment that tailored to wheelchairs, autism, and other sensory needs. We paired our students with a special education school to let them play … Continue reading Work Wednesday: Unforgettable Field Trip
Instead of going to school today, I attended a professional development session on incorporating games into the learning experience. It was very informative and fun! A game that I could really see myself using was called “Picture Talk” – one … Continue reading Work Wednesday: What a GAME-changer!
Students should have a say Students should have a say Management Rewards Students should have a say Techniques Punishments Students should have a say Suggestions Respect Social Emotional Learning Anonymous Open Session Students should have a say Continue reading Work Wednesday: Benefit of Brand New Ideas
You might think teaching at a public school is insane, while private school educators enjoy their days with ease……… ?! Well, from experience, this is not necessarily true. Yes public schools deal with more funding issues and often less guidance … Continue reading WORK WEDNESDAY! When Private goes Public
I realized that I haven’t posted about work since middle of September 😮 I am not purposely doing this, but on Wednesdays, I am particularly exhausted because the week in halfway complete. And I often forget to blog since I am … Continue reading What’s new with WORK?
I know it isn’t Wednesday, which means I shouldn’t be writing about work – but I was pretty busy this week with lesson planning. I am making up some of the posts that I would’ve written during the week.. I … Continue reading How to handle hardship
WELCOME TO MY FIRST THROWBACK THURSDAY! I will be reblogging posts from either my very first NewTeachrTips or early Hannah’s Happenings, and reminiscing/reflecting 🙂 After looking through NewTeachrTips (which is a blog I created during grad school), I found this … Continue reading (TBT) Looking back at Lesson Plans
Today, I successfully taught my first lesson for the fifth graders 😀 Since it is the first week of school (second day just ended :o), the 5th grade team and I have decided to not start full-blown teaching until the … Continue reading (Work Wednesday) Building Bookmarks was a BLAST!
We had a writing workshop this week and learned all about Lucy Calkins’ curriculum – it was interesting and mostly things I didn’t know. I took a course about Lucy Calkins, but never fully used her curriculum. I am excited … Continue reading (Work Wed.) The World of writing!
Hula huts and spoons Murder mysteries plus tours Laptops, parking – SCORE! 😮 I wrote this haiku about my teacher orientation today for twowritingteachers.org (Slice … Continue reading Teacher training time!