classroom culture · Classroom Furniture · Goals · Personalized Learning

Personalized Learning – A new adventure

As we enter into a new calendar year and a new semester I am embarking on a new adventure with another teacher in my room.  Our school is starting to taking personalized learning by the horns and offer more personalized learning classes.  Our ultimate goal is to take personalized learning and use my experience with… Continue reading Personalized Learning – A new adventure

Classroom Furniture · Goals

Going Out on a Limb: Classroom Setup

This year I am starting at a new school so when I first walked into my classroom I did not know what to expect.  I did not know about the size of the room, furniture, technology, resources and more.  Needless to say I was ecstatic when I walked in to my room! It was very… Continue reading Going Out on a Limb: Classroom Setup

Classroom Furniture · Goals · Whiteboard Paint

DIY Mobile Whiteboard

For those of you that do not know, I am obsessed with whiteboards.  I find that they add so much functionally to the classroom, promote collaboration, trial & error, practice and more!  In my previous school I painted all of the student desks into whiteboards.  (Click here to read more)       In college… Continue reading DIY Mobile Whiteboard

Goals · Personal Reflections

Building a Classroom Culture Pt. 1

Today I was a part of Capturing Kids Hearts by the Flippen Group.  I learned so much today that will hopefully make it into some post later on.  For this post I want to start and hope to maintain a running series or different things I do to develop my classroom culture.  One of the… Continue reading Building a Classroom Culture Pt. 1

Goals · Growth Mindset · Number Talks · SBG

Goals for Year 2 (2015-2016)

There are many things I have been meaning to get around to this summer.  I looked through the many drafts that I have started and let pass by, but I know to hold myself accountable it is time to set my goals for the upcoming school year.  A lot has happened over the last month.  I… Continue reading Goals for Year 2 (2015-2016)

Classroom Projects · Goals · Whiteboard Paint

A Simple Innovation – Whiteboard Desk

In my original post about Big Ideas my second goal was to have whiteboard paint everywhere.  I can proudly say that we have made great strides in turning my room in one giant writeable space!  This post is a bit delayed, but over Spring Break I was able to paint all of my desk with IdeaPaint.… Continue reading A Simple Innovation – Whiteboard Desk

Classroom Furniture · Classroom Projects · Goals · SBG · Whiteboard Paint

Big Ideas for my Classroom

Every successful person, team, organization, and company has goals.  After weeks of reading and learning I have come to some conclusion for goals for my classroom.  I believe that goals should be challenging and attainable.  The past two weeks I have been encouraged by others at my school to strive to make changes and that… Continue reading Big Ideas for my Classroom