Monthly Archives: May 2015

30 May

Saturday Sentiments

This week included end-of-grade tests for us.  Kids who didn’t pass the reading will still have to take a retest.

26 May

Interactive Vocabulary Wall

My district is making a big push for three different instructional strategies: 1) Summarization, 2) Graphic Organizers, 3) Vocabulary. My

23 May

Saturday Sentiments

So much is happening this week.  My principal and I had our annual one-on-one meeting to discuss this past year.

21 May

Graphic Organizers

If you walk into my classroom, you’ll instantly see my obsession with graphic organizers. My kids eat and breathe graphic

21 May

Virtual Classrooms

When I was working an an educational technology non-profit, I was given the opportunity to get certified in online teaching

16 May

Saturday Sentiments

This week was our multicultural fair at school, which I resented tremendously, because it mostly seemed like just one more

06 May

Laziness is the Mother of Invention

Anyone who tells you otherwise is either lying or hasn’t lived in 21st century America.  Last week, laziness led to

02 May

Saturday Sentiments

I feel a bit like a broken record, as I started typing “some kind of a week” at the start