Tag Archives: Teacher

Planning a WOW! Experience

Soon the hallways and classrooms will be bustling with the first day chaos of students returning to school.  Some kindergartners will be crying and clinging to their parents, and some parents will be crying and clinging to their kindergartners.  Elementary … Continue reading

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Planning a WOW! Experience

Soon the hallways and classrooms will be bustling with the first day chaos of students returning to school.  Some kindergartners will be crying and clinging to their parents, and some parents will be crying and clinging to their kindergartners.  Elementary … Continue reading

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Teach Reading? But, I’m the Math Teacher!

Our critical reading and thinking skills initiative was making progress.  We had ironed out what strategies to use, how to assess them formatively and summatively, and how to record our results.  What was left was probably the most important piece: how to teach it … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Eye on the Target

Last week’s post was about why all teachers need to teach critical reading skills, regardless of subject taught.  With this in mind, our junior high teachers set out to test the hypothesis. We had a general plan in mind: all … Continue reading

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