Found out I have a scheduled visitation ALL day Thursday. This should be a blast. I have a solid lesson planned. I know that I need work, but I'm confident that everyday I'm getting better and better. Let's see how Thursday goes. I expect nothing less than outstanding. Classroom fairy hit my room again for … Continue reading This is going to be a great week
This weekend was refreshing. I was a little under the weather Saturday, but I got some solid rest and I'm ready to once again join #TeamBringIt! I've got some great lessons planned. I know that with every well planned lesson comes a well planned distraction, but I'm looking forward to it. I spent so time … Continue reading Ready for another week
Had my students audit my centers. They were supposed to play a center game and tell me what they learned. They thought they were telling me something, but little did they realize they were learning. Fact family drill Letter madness Center Another Letter Madness Center Word Game Center Continue reading Centers audit
I get this question a lot. When people see my new class it's just nature, I guess if they know what my old class was like for them to ask. Let's see here are some observations. The new class is a lot of fun. They have some issues, because they're human. But by in far … Continue reading So how do you like 2nd grade?
There isn't anything tough about 2nd grade. The only difficult matter is that I have to, must create and develop good habits in my students and myself. They're a good bunch and I know they can learn. They've just got to develop the habits that will help them rise to to the top. Continue reading Week 2 is under way
I'll talk about the ins and outs of 2nd grade a little later. In the mean time let's talk about The Whitaker Workshop As I rolled into 2nd grade with a classroom theme. The theme is " Building the next Generation". So the decor is all about construction, building and workshop. This sign greets … Continue reading 2nd grade the first recap
Extreme Classroom Makeover has concluded and the theme is… I went with a workshop and contruction look for the room. I believe it really came alive. There are some store bought decorations, but must of it was hand made by a good friend who was FIRED up to help me do a total class turn … Continue reading So the theme for 2nd semester is…