Planning your Time Table

Well that is another year in the books. As I close the door on my 11th year teaching I look forward First to enjoying my summer Second to planning for next year! So recently I was asked what do I do to get ready for next year. I thought that this was a great question […]

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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 freak out! It’s true we talk ourselves into this overwhelm that a split grade is an […]

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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 for you. In my classroom, this is a reality I deal with every day. In a […]

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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 has decreased I develop stronger relationship with my students Teaching is easier Students learn and retain […]

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