Tag Archives: Education
A colleague in my K- 5 school asked for a few ideas about making writer’s workshop fun and engaging. I love those questions because it allows me to be creative and gather ideas. Here are a few ideas to get … Continue reading
Last Friday I read a story with a first grade student during his independent reading time. Actually, he read to me a story of the Tooth Fairy. His ancestors of a few generations back came from Mexico (that will matter … Continue reading
Writing for year’s end On paper thinking, today reflecting Aimless thoughts a wander. Judging not the honesty of this day, The moment, Tomorrow’s truth might morph. But today I write and today I know I know today.
Yes! Differentiated instruction is important. Students need the opportunity to learn and show their learning in ways that are appropriate and motivating for them. For a humorous take on differentiated instruction, watch this video:
Today the vertical team, the multi-tiered system of support, is visiting our school. This is a great opportunity to get feedback on what we are doing well and where we need to improve. Specialists in areas of literacy, math, behavior, … Continue reading
At La Cosecha I learned a new vocabulary-practice strategy: Thumb Challenge! Create a game board for each pair of students. The example in the picture used two crowns from Burger King (sorry about the glare). Along each side have the … Continue reading