Arrangement of Furniture and Resources, Maintaining Accurate Records, Materials and Supplies, Non- Instructional Duties, Non-Instructional Records, Organizing Physical Space, Planning and Preparation, Resources for Classroom, Use in Future Teaching

Taming the Paper Monster

It is second semester, I cannot believe that I am half way done with my first year of teaching! We are half way there! Half way of their first year of middle school and I am half way through my first year of teaching. I thought this Target dollar-spot find was perfect. Paired with the… Continue reading Taming the Paper Monster

Activities and Assignments, Arrangement of Furniture and Resources, Classroom Design, Classroom Environment, Content Knowledge, Criteria and Standards, Designing Coherent Instruction, Directions and Procedures, Discussion Techniques, Engaging Students in Learning, Establishing a Culture for Learning, Instruction, Instructional Groups, Instructional Materials and Resources, Learning Activities, Learning Process, Lesson Adjustment, Lesson and Unit Structure, Materials and Supplies, Monitoring of Student Learning, Organizing Physical Space, Reflecting on Teaching, Resources for Classroom, Resources for Students, Student Groups, Student Participation, Student Progress in Learning

Literature Circles in the Middle School Social Studies & Science Classroom

At the end of second quarter, in between Thanksgiving Break and Winter Break, I began a lesson experiment in my Science classes. I gave a shot at implementing literature circles and I am excited to report that I am very impressed with what I saw. Of course, I was not surprised to see my self-motivated… Continue reading Literature Circles in the Middle School Social Studies & Science Classroom