Knowledge of Content: Effective Use of Anchor Charts: Explicit Modeling: Continuous Assessments: Small Group/ Stations: Tracking Data:Read More
Welcome to the world of TEKS! Before reading this post, please understand that I am so not a weirdo and there is absolutely no reason why I should be able to tell you so much information about how to accurately analyze TEKS the way I’m about to. Forgive me now. So, let’s get started! First,…Read More
I spent my first week of summer at an amazing Leadership Institute and STEM Maker Workshop hosted by Texas A&M University. During that first week, I was required to write two weeks of lesson plans so I decided to continue the journey I never wanted to revisit. Don’t tell Dr. D I said that, I…Read More
Create a Balanced Classroom: Teach, Assess, Analyze Data. You, as the teacher, should not use more energy than the learners.
Cuffing 101 Typically, in relationships, we start off with the small talk which sometimes leads to deeper conversations. Now this relationship game is a process- as we know. If they make it past the first few dates and pass all of your tests, you began to feel a little more comfortable and began desiring to…Read More
Fun Facts: I love the song in this video (It Ain’t Me x Selena Gomez) and I LOVE this poster board even more. Ehhhh…. I guess I’ll give one more fact. This poster board helped me accomplish my goal of growing every student and over 90% of my students passing their end of the year…Read More
In my mind, I had passed out and took a little walk with Jesus towards the pearly gates. She said it. Needless to say, I received those side-eye glances and one awkward rub on the back and thought to myself, “How in the world did you make it here after…”Read More
The Assistant Principal interrupted my great math lesson about circumference to hand me a stack of papers. He quickly said, without making eye contact, “Give each of your students one of these to take home to their parents.” I looked at the heading of the papers. I looked at him. I looked back at the heading to make sure I wasn’t dreaming. Then, I looked back at him. He walked off.Read More