We’re reading story about a girl from Korea who wants to go back. She’s not to fond of the States and would much rather her family return to Korea. I decided to get a Korean translation for each of my students names. I was taken aback by how much conversation and discussion was stirred. We … Continue reading A fun activity with a lot of horse power
I got a smart board and it was a breath of fresh air to a tough week. Watching the kids get amped up about all the new things we can do was cool. It’s touch screen so just know that we’re going to go all kinds of crazy with it. Yeah, that’s Kool and the … Continue reading Got a new “student” Friday
I truly appreciate my CrossFit experience. I particularly LOVE our coaches at CrossFit South Cobb. For whatever reason I’ve been blessed with very, very poor mobility in my shoulders. This tends for my elbows to not move fast enough in Cleans. If you don’t fully know what that means put it like this. Slam 200 lbs … Continue reading I promise I’ll talk about teaching, I promise.
Everyday, I’m going to write a day’s worth of lessons, grade a set of work and file a stack of graded work. That’s the final piece of the puzzle for my classroom. It’s flowing so much better this year. I hope that if I can get this in order I’ll really be moving along. Continue reading Write, Grade, File
This school year has been amazing. A real turn around has been that they’ve squashed meeting during our planning times. My trams planning is Friday afternoon. Also we’ve moved from weekly lesson plans to 4 week plans. So that means I’m planning for the future weeks by pulling anchor charts, centers, assessments and the such. … Continue reading Let’s review and retie this week
I usually don’t tie up for workshops, but I wanted to throw things off a little. Learning about Common Core today. Continue reading At a workshop today
It's here! Christmas break is finally here what took ya so long. This school year has gone so slow fast. I can't believe it's only Christmas break. So much to do. So much done. Christmas is a great time to reflect, relax and recharge and not see your students for 2 weeks. The 1st Sememster has been … Continue reading Merry Christmas!