If you haven't seen the Avengers movie I can only tell you that you're missing a phenominal movie. Well acted, well developed and well…Hulk is in it. Anyway. There are some great points in the movie, but this is an education blog so you're reading to see "how in the world he's going to make … Continue reading A lesson learned from the Avengers
I devoured the HG series this week. Amazon did me a huge favor by allowing me to borrow the 1st copy to get me hooked. Needless to say I ravished all three books in a week. While I was working with a small group of kids I realized even more how the students respond to … Continue reading What the Hunger Games has taught me about teaching
Drop everything and read time didn’t go like I thought. HELP!
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My first stint in teaching I was notorious for not planning and certainly not preparing to teach successful lessons. No surprise that I felt less than effective and soon left the profession. Well, God's grace and His sense of humor has me back before a group of students who themselves are like me when I … Continue reading Working my plan because my plan will work
Most of us have some bad habits we'd like to cease if we could. Most of our kids do, too. They just don't know they're bad habits. I've been thinking about what I can do to help my class want to learn more. Thankfully the thought of building a habit of learning came to me. … Continue reading Habits
As my 4 year old reminds me that she has homework, my mind drifts to my 4th graders who leave their's on their desks in the class. #Gottodobetter Continue reading Sad heart