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Save Class Time with Integrated Instruction

Save Class Time with Integrated Instruction

Many teachers feel like they are seeing their students for less time this year than in the past due to a few different factors, a few of which are: social distancing block scheduling distance learning However, the number of standards teachers need to cover has not...

Power Standards – What They Are And How To Use Them

Power Standards – What They Are And How To Use Them

COVID-19 has changed virtually everything about how we teach, from wearing a mask while trying to teach phonics to teaching 100% online.  With so much change in our classrooms, it can be difficult to see what is most important to teach.  This is why teachers should...

Flipped Classroom: Is It Right for You?

Flipped Classroom: Is It Right for You?

Back in 2007, two teachers in Colorado decided to try a new way of teaching, and the flipped classroom teaching method began.  Since then, teachers all over have implemented the flipped classroom method, with varying degrees of success.  A lot of teachers wonder how...

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Flipped Classroom: Is It Right for You?

Flipped Classroom: Is It Right for You?

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Flipped Classroom: Is It Right for You?

Flipped Classroom: Is It Right for You?

A lot of teachers wonder how flipped classrooms work and if they are worth the transition. Lets talk about how to implement a flipped classroom for the first time.

Pros & Cons of Different Summative Assessments

Pros & Cons of Different Summative Assessments

Summative assessments are used at the end of the learning process to determine what information students retained. Today we are going to look at the pros and cons of summative assessments.

How to Teach Online – and Save Your Sanity!

How to Teach Online – and Save Your Sanity!

Teaching online is NOT the same as teaching in a traditional classroom; it can feel stressful and overwhelming at times. I’ve compiled some tips for teaching online that helped me during my years at virtual school.

How To Engage Students In Online Learning

How To Engage Students In Online Learning

Being able to access digital information is a critical skill for all students. Debbie from Live, Laugh. Love to Learn is a Google Certified educator and she shares how she uses technology to engage students during online learning.

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  • I believe that students need to be the leaders of the classroom. Even third graders are old enough to be held accountable and to take responsibility for their learning.
  • I do not believe that kids were made to sit in seats. They need to get up and move around.
  • Differentiated instruction is a must. I use guided reading and guided math groups to meet the individual needs of my students.
  • Helping a student to discover their love for reading is a privilege that I never get tired of.
  • School should be fun! We party in my class!