Well, I can deal with a few troublemakers in a class (3-4), but half this class (at least 11 people) just don't care.
I do objective-based...
Are. You. Serious????
God bless you. That just sent me over the edge reading it.
I just do not see how you can do that after school. Wow,...
I think students need to be engaged to keep the learning process going. So I would stop the video frequently and ask questions to keep them from...
Here's what I do:
I train them in the very beginning exactly what "being tardy" means.
So, I have one student who is "tardy" and the rest of...
How to enter your classroom
How to pass in/pass out papers
How to get their attention
How to distribute materials
How to put up materials
I made it to 6:30. I'm proud of myself.
Guys, it takes everything I have to eat when I get home.
My wife just talked me out of not going to bed at 5:00.
It's 5:51 now ... I don't...
I will officially start curriculum tomorrow (4th day) with my honors students.
I am still building the foundation for my regular kiddos before...
Chebrutta -- I did that with my class motto this year :)
Took a page right out of your book!
Today was a lot better.
I never lowered my bar of expectations, and I remained consistent.
I've taken aside and talked to the three main...
Maybe you're right.
It's just hard to see it work perfectly with everyone else and how hard it is to get with them.
They're just used to...
Here's what I've done so far:
Shook hands with all my students.
I've joked about local stores (which places are gooood to eat at ... which...
Let me preface this by saying I had an amazing day today. I thought it would take a week for my classes to "get" that I Mean Business. They...
My worst email "Oh No" ever:
In the job hunt, I wrote to this one school saying "Mr. Principal, I love School A because of its high commitment...
I'm teaching it to my 10th graders this year.
So excited to to it!
I finally got to practice all the things I've been thinking about the past year or so.
It was so fun to see it work.
1-7 periods ran like...
Consistency is the key.
My 8th period class is your 1st period class, just older and 22 people instead of 30.
I stuck to my guns. I told...
lol, I'm exhausted!
But I owned it.
At one point in 4th period, one of my students asked, "Were you in the Core?" That's a military outfit...
... I find myself awake at 4:23a.m.
lol. I'm not nervous at all.
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