classroom culture

Giving Students Breaks in Class to Increase Engagement

One of the biggest struggles in the classroom is keeping the attention of the students.  With social media and modern technology students are accustomed to being entertained and everything moving quickly. I am not against technology by any means, but I do believe that student’s “needs” to feel connected through technology greats a great challenge… Continue reading Giving Students Breaks in Class to Increase Engagement

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

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