Hawaii public school teachers return to work on July 30th, and kids return on August 5th. It's been a great summer!
And when he DOES respond appropriately and respectfully, praise, praise, praise. Reinforce the desired behavior in a way that appeals to this student.
Alice was a wonderful resouce on this forum, and though I'm mostly a lurker, I miss her constructive, kind posts so much. No matter what topic was...
When teachers in Hawaii went on strike years ago, my husband and I did not get paid. We took out three loans to get us through that period of no...
Good luck, newbie!:)
This is my 21st year, and my 19th in my current school.
Congratulations on being newly credentialed and hired!
As for the "WOW" factor in my class, I like it to come during and especially after the...
I ordered a lawn sign at the beginning of last school year to stick in our class garden box. In June, I pulled it out of the soil to store in my...
When I taught 5th and 6th grade, we displayed birthdays, along with other school events and plans, on our class timeline. JW students, even my...
Loved the ending where he returns home after traveling around the world. Thanks so much for sharing.
I love the idea about containing the dice in plastic containers. When my second graders use dice for math games, they end up all over the floor...
Thanks for posting these sites.
My second graders and I made homemade ranch dressing and raw veggies this year. Way to make some veggies disappear! We also cut up a variety of...
Why don't you email Mrs. Farmer and ask where she got the shirt. I teach second grade too, and that shirt rocks!
Are you thinking of teaching in Hawaii?
I don't like cutsey either, so Second Grade Teacher works for me. By the way, CONGRATULATIONS!
When I teach writing to English Language Learners (ELL), I use sentence frames to model appropriate language.
I agree with informing your parents. I once had my digital camera stolen from my desk, and when I informed my parents, one mom came forward to...
The use of music in Gabby's therapy was extraordinary! A truly miraculous recovery.
Please explain exactly how Comprehension Shuffle works, and give examples of what questions you have on your cards.