Yesterday was the first advanced (levels 2-AP) Susan Gross workshop I've attended. It was crisp and very sharp. I highly recommend this workshop. Any teachers who may be trying to break through the dilemna of how to properly teach using
I got this link from Beniko Mason. In it, Sy Ying Lee implies that reading is vastly underutilized by most if not all of us. We have Krashen's research, but we don't use it, even though we know that it
Anne sent this with the comment:
Oh my. Big fun here. I actually scripted this to go with one of Michael Miller's short stories, but it's worth doing all on its own.
What A Handsome Boy!
points at him
what a handsome boy!
I took the "no blurting/talking over" rule out of my list of rules this year. I may need to add it back on there because I have one level 2 class that is just too chatty during stories.
My recent thinking
I need to remember that my value as a teacher is not in how high my kids score on tests. It’s not really about how much they learn. Rather, it’s how they feel about themselves, about their ability to learn