The ABCs of Common Core – Website Review

Today we will look at the website from the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). This website offers a great amount of information. However the best resource they have is their video series. These videos give you the basic

The ABCs of Common Core – Website Review

Today we will look at the website from the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). This website offers a great amount of information. However the best resource they have is their video series. These videos give you the basic

Crafting New Lessons with Common Core

How to Adapt Lessons to Common Core State Standards by AskaTeacher Posted: May 17, 2012 in classroom management, education reform, Tech ed Tags: common core, lesson plans Common Core standards–adopted in 46 states Common Core State Standards, proposed by the National

Crafting New Lessons with Common Core

How to Adapt Lessons to Common Core State Standards by AskaTeacher Posted: May 17, 2012 in classroom management, education reform, Tech ed Tags: common core, lesson plans Common Core standards–adopted in 46 states Common Core State Standards, proposed by the National

6 Reasons Teachers are not “feeling” the Common Core Standards….yet (Part 1)

Teachers around the country are being introduced to a new way of teaching.  Many teachers are on board and ready to go.  However some are finding it hard to comply.  In this time of accountability these teachers are seen as

6 Reasons Teachers are not “feeling” the Common Core Standards….yet (Part 1)

Teachers around the country are being introduced to a new way of teaching.  Many teachers are on board and ready to go.  However some are finding it hard to comply.  In this time of accountability these teachers are seen as

When Students Won’t Talk

Maybe its language limitations, maybe its shyness but many students find it difficult to speak out in class.  We try to develop a safe environments, establish relationships and call on them more frequently.  Still, some students will not even ask

When Students Won’t Talk

Maybe its language limitations, maybe its shyness but many students find it difficult to speak out in class.  We try to develop a safe environments, establish relationships and call on them more frequently.  Still, some students will not even ask

Antagonism

We’ve all had one, a child with clear anger issues.  As much as we want to help these students, by building relationships, monitoring behavior and seeking resources, we have a job to do.  We must teach.  However, when dealing with

Antagonism

We’ve all had one, a child with clear anger issues.  As much as we want to help these students, by building relationships, monitoring behavior and seeking resources, we have a job to do.  We must teach.  However, when dealing with

LOL….LMBO

Some students just make you smile.  Their silly dance, jokes and responses make them popular than most.  It is only when these students take it too far that we feel the need to address it.  However, we may have been

LOL….LMBO

Some students just make you smile.  Their silly dance, jokes and responses make them popular than most.  It is only when these students take it too far that we feel the need to address it.  However, we may have been

Ooh Ooh Pick Me!

Some students need a lot of attention and will do just about anything to get it.  These are the students who raise their hands after every question,  wave their papers in the air and are quick to show you what

Ooh Ooh Pick Me!

Some students need a lot of attention and will do just about anything to get it.  These are the students who raise their hands after every question,  wave their papers in the air and are quick to show you what