Have a Wonderful 2016! I resolve to: treat all students fairly, regardless of race, gender, age, behavior, a parent’s nasty attitude, the comments from last year’s teachers, or seemingly lack of interest in learning continue to follow Rita […]Read more "Guest Post via @briteeyes49: Happy New Year: An Educator’s Resolutions!"
If You Give a Child a Packet…Or Sometimes a Worksheet. Packets come in all shapes, sizes, and subjects. I have used packets on occasion, less and less with more and more years of teaching.. Packets can be cute, fun, and/or adorable, but it doesn’t disguise its intent. Time spent on, usually, meaningless work, busy work. […]Read more "Guest Post via @briteeyes49: If You Give a Child a Packet…"
My 4th graders are working on TEDxTalks. Yep, they are creating TEDxTalks. I posted this assignment in the “ALL DONE” folder on our Schoology page, and they all gravitated towards it like moths to a light. I posted a few TEDx Talks by kids, asked them to watch at least one, choose a topic, and […]Read more "Guest Post via @BriteEyes49: The Joy of Being a Facilitator!"