Since the first few days of class are all about getting to know the students and establishing classroom atmosphere, I decided to make concept maps to find out about student attitudes about Math. I intended to only do this activity in my support classes, but I have support period 1 and when I saw the results I decided to have all students do this. In support class I asked students ... Read More about Attitudes About Math
Summer vacation is almost over and I am beginning to stress over the first few days of class. Our school starts on a Minimum Day Wednesday (Every Wednesday is a minimum day) so that first day, with all the new names and faces will only have 38 minutes. I will already have my hands full, but thinking about an activity that is both quick and fun has been difficult. I hate to give rules ... Read More about Back to School Frenzy
I have spent the last couple of hours trying to get the hang of creating this blog and actually saying something. So it would appear that I am not very tech savvy, but in reality I am usually very good, so either this is a mentally slow day for me, or I am just not getting something. But I finally got a pretty pink background which everyone says is "me", and I am actually getting some ... Read More about This is HARD!