Tag Archives: classroom

What You Need to Know about Taking Tickets in Class

“May I have your ticket, please?”  When I hear this question I envision a train full of passengers with a conductor, in a blue suit and flat topped hat, walking… Read more »

Back to School Sale!!

  Load up your shopping cart with those items that you’ve been wanting for the 2017-18 school year!  August 1-2 will be the annual Back to School Sale at Teachers… Read more »

Must I Stand and Deliver or Turn and Talk?

As anyone in the world of education, today, will tell you, we have changed a great deal since the classrooms of the twentieth century.  We have moved away from the… Read more »

I Found an Amazingly Easy Way to Assess Students

Have the Back to School Sales got you shopping; lots to do and lots to find?! I hope that you are finding the resources you need for your classroom, home-school, or teaching… Read more »

This is a Joyful Event with Students

Today I was privileged to be in a classroom while they shared in “Compliment Cookies”.  As I walked into the room, the students were very excitedly moving their desks to… Read more »

This is the Amazing Teaching with the Iditarod

It’s nearly time for the annual Alaskan sled dog race from Anchorage, (or Fairbanks as it is this year) to Nome! This 1000 mile race challenges teams consisting of a… Read more »

Imagination is More Important than Knowledge.

  “I’m not very creative.”  This easily may be a frequent thought for several of our students, especially those who generally prefer to work alone.  These students, whose strongest learning… Read more »

Interventions, Interventions, Interventions!

 Interventions, interventions, interventions!  “Joey can’t read at grade level.  Mary still doesn’t understand how to borrow.  Allen struggles with writing a coherent sentence.  Pavi still speaks in broken English.  I… Read more »

Self Directed Learning

It’s a typical day in an elementary classroom. The students are working on various science reports.   All seems well until you hear, “Someone stole my pencil!”, “Teacher, do you have… Read more »