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

Growth Mindset · Statistics

Helping Students Take Ownership of Learning

My Prob & Stats students have been working on Venn Diagrams and set notation for the last few days.  After grading their quizzes yesterday it was clear that my students were in different places and there was no common misconception.  I was planning on testing this Friday so that my students could enjoy the long… Continue reading Helping Students Take Ownership of Learning

SBG

What Students Think About Standards Based Grading

I started standards based grading for the last quarter of this school year.  My students had to adjust part way through the year to the new system as well as a new achievement (progress) report.  I started standards based grading to help students focus on learning and not on chasing a number grade.  Here are the… Continue reading What Students Think About Standards Based Grading

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

Miscellaneous

Student Feedback on Teacher

Using Google Forms to get student feedback on my teaching practices & classroom atmosphere