Category: new teacher
Is Differentiating Math Instruction Really that Scary?
Differentiation. There I said it. It’s a popular word in education these days. “Are you differentiating to meet the needs of all your learners?” “How are you differentiating for this student?” “Did you differentiate this lesson?” If you’ve been hiding from the differentiation police… then today’s the day that we demystify differentiation. Differentiation is the…
“Miss, is this right?”
If I had a dollar for every time a student asked me “Miss, is this right?”… How do we help to address this need for feedback without running ourselves ragged? I came up with a few different strategies this year but the key was enforcing the. Let’s get into them.
First Day Student Names
Ever know someone who just can’t seem to remember your name? Maybe they call you by the wrong name or maybe they mispronounce your name all the time? Doesn’t feel good, does it? I didn’t want that for the students in my class. It was important, and respectful to get to know their names as…