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A Flipped Classroom: Strategies To Use With Elementary Students

Have you ever tried to flip your classroom. Normally you follow the pattern of teach-practice – assess but what if you flipped that? I’ve been experimenting with this in math. I’ve been using some math centres recently. It all started with the daunting task of teaching students how to use a protractor. If you have ever done it before then you would know that this can be a truly painful experience. I though this was a great time to start…

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Getting ready to teach a split grade classroom.

Ok, don’t freak out!!Recently I was interviewed on the Bully Brave podcast and they asked me all about teaching from classroom management, to inquiry, to teaching a split. So what was my advice for teaching a split grade…. Don’t…

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Differentiating In Your Math Classroom

If you teach math then you know how complex it can be in today’s classroom.  With the variety of needs that exist in a classroom, you need a way to teach math without creating a crazy amount of work…

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The Power of Autonomy

Autonomy: the power to be independent and free; freedom from external control or influence.   Increasing student autonomy in my classroom has led to Classroom management is easier The time I take to plan a lesson, or unit etc…