This is my periodic post on the life of a middle school teacher. As part of a commitment to myself to “open my classroom door” in order to improve my practice and share my learning, I decided to videotape my class and share it with other teachers. My students’ curiosity was immediately engaged when they [...]
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February 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Traveling the Middle Lane
An occasional post about what it is like teaching middle school students. “Read the Word” – Really? While one of my colleagues was working with a student on an activity that asks a student to read words when various letters are switched around, her attention wandered for a moment. She moved letter tiles around asking [...]
February 18th, 2011 · 1 Comment · education issues, Traveling the Middle Lane
“Oh, my!” “I could never do that!” “God Bless You!” These are just a few of the typical comments I receive when I tell others I teach middle school students. Each age in life has some unique qualities, and I guess Middle School is no different. I love teaching Middle School – I think the [...]