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
A Desmose discovery based activity to help algebra 1 students learn about domain and range.
I have decided to keep track of all of the Desmos activities that I have created and reflect on how they went in my classes. I also will post about Desmos activities made by Desmos and other awesome teachers! The first activity is my card sort for sampling techniques for my statistics students. This lesson… Continue reading Card Sort: Sampling Techniques
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
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
Using Google Forms to get student feedback on my teaching practices & classroom atmosphere