When people ask me what I teach, I end up having to explain, even to other teachers. What I do is a bit different than what happens at their school. Often after a discussion, I hear, “I wish we had that at my school.” This summer, I will focus on a blog series where I […]
Archives for June 2015
I’m having so much fun taking photos this summer. If you are looking for photos of butterflies for a lifecycle lesson, or learning about rainforests these butterflies would be great for you. These photos will be half off Saturday while my husband and I go kayaking.
Feedback is an essential component of learning. We, as teachers, are skilled at giving feedback. Do your students know how to give one another effective feedback? Let’s teach them! Teachers and Feedback Taking assessments often leads to feedback. Sometimes, it is as simple as a score. Hopefully, often, the teacher helps students understand the score. There […]
The hardest part of sharing photos with you isn’t taking the photos. That part is fun. The challenge is looking through the photos and deciding what to share. Sometimes, I look through them and they make me laugh. Some of them just seem to be waiting for words. I’m sure it was a coincidence, […]
When I was little, my mom and her friend would meet up at this little restaurant by the water and send my friend and I to feed the ducks. Very rarely did any of the restaurants day old bread make it into the beak of a duck. The geese always bullied their way to us […]