I make it my mission to focus on the positive in the classroom so upon implementing a behavior chart I was not one to use the bottom half. Instead of clipping down in... more »
Teaching Matters seeks to recognize... more »
The core values to teach are: honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy,... more »
As a teacher on special assignment I am able to facilitate short lesson study cycles with interested staff.... more »
As a middle school ELA teacher, one way I promote dialogue between students... more »
Holding writing workshops at the secondary level can be beneficial for students. This model is typically used at the elementary level, but systematic and structured mini lessons can potentially benefit secondary students as well. I have found that it not only inspires students and allows them to focus on foundational concepts of writing that are often overlooked during regular class time.