I amt typing this sfor speed not acfraucy (5.21 seconds) I am typing this for accuracy, not speed. (9.55 seconds) my students think speed is better … Continue reading The Tell-All About Typing
Wow, the first two weeks flew by! They weren’t complete 5-day weeks (the first one was only 3 days, and last week was 4) – this week is also a short one due to Rosh Hashanah. Just as I start … Continue reading Third Week with Third Grade!
Everyone loves Friday – the threshold between a week of responsibility and two golden days of freedom. But I’ve never seen anyone as excited about a Friday as my students were today for our earned prize of dance party Friday. … Continue reading Fancy feet Friday (DAY 16/31 March SOL)
I don’t normally write political posts, but since I am a teacher and school shootings directly affects me and my students, I am making an exception. Earlier this week, some of the fifth and sixth grade students brought up the … Continue reading “Walk out” for justice (DAY 14/31 March SOL)
Carnival of fun Obstacle course and dunk tank Teachers have day off Continue reading Funfair Friday (DAY 3/31 March SOL)
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?
Rhyming is timing the sound To the words in a sentence – how profound! But it comes to a end When you have to pretend That … Continue reading Tell it all Tuesday: Curiosity rhyme crime
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!