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!
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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!
Written in response to The Daily Post Prompt “paper.” A teacher can be defined by how they conduct their classroom. Are you a “paper pusher” with tons of worksheets, or does paper only touch your students when they are creating … Continue reading Projects or Paper?
I have been a substitute teacher for a little over two weeks now. I had my ups and downs, but am getting the hang of the management needed to have a successful day as a guest teacher! I have been … Continue reading Testing out the teaching waters