This week I'm working on getting my students excited about learning. Sounds pretty easy, but it's not. Most of the time I get caught up in entertaining the kids aka Teacher focused learning. What needs, has to happen is that I get the kids to find discover their own learning, engaging. To often the students … Continue reading Entertaining Vs. Engaging
Monday was a mixed bag of good, bad and ugly. Thankfully it didn't get ugly until the very end of the day. It was pretty smooth most of the day. So over all I give it an 8. A couple things I learned today: No matter how great the idea I have to think about … Continue reading How do you rate your day.
No, I'm not sending homework home over Thanksgiving week. That would be crazy. Who does that? I'm sending each of my hungry learners home with an "Keep Your Game Tight Pack". Each one is chock full of neat math games and skill builders that are going to help them keep their minds sharp over the … Continue reading Keeping your game tight packs