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Don't let the title of this blog fool you. You'll find lots of science related posts but as with all things, changes happen and there is so much more knowledge worth sharing. Thanks for stopping by. I hope some of the knowledge shared here will help you to improve your classroom practice.
When we return from the winter break I give every student a die cut footprint. This is a tradition that began with my 4th grade classes about ten years ago. I ask each student to set a goal and write a statement that explains very specifically how they will achieve that goal. These are written on the feet and turned into a great hallway display with the title "Put Your Best Foot Forward in (new year) 2013".
As I encourage my students to put their best foot forward, I thought I would model the practice here.
Hi there! Last month I decided to join in the fun with Farley .
The way it works is really simple. Participants respond to the prompts and link up.
Everyone follows the rule of 3 by visiting and commenting on the 2 links before their own and the 1 link after.
It's a great way to build your professional learning network while getting to know each other better. Plus, it offers a quick and easy reflective tool. I'm thinking there might be some ways to adapt this for my classroom.Until then... here it is I am...
The Nutcracker Suite is the epitome of Christmas events in my book. Some teachers got tired of taking their 4th graders to see that ballet, but not me. It is one thing I really miss now that I am not a self-contained 4th grade teacher any more. I get my fix by listening and visualizing.
Every year we have this big debate about where the tree should go and then I have to decide where my village should be displayed. I'm loving that both are right in front of the firep…