What happens in schools over the years with our students is that everything becomes increasingly based on performance. Beginning in the latter part of elementary school, everything starts to become based on success and tests, and if a child can't
Let's not mince words about going back into our classrooms after a vacation, esp. the summer vacation. The purpose of this post is to help us get mentally ready to go back to school AFTER the fast-approaching winter vacation.
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I got this from a group member today. It seems like this is a tough part of the year:
A student came into my room yesterday upset about his grade. He disagreed with me about some jGR grades I'd given
Craig has a question for the group:
I'm realizing finally that I have a problem. It is this. I am far too accommodating to students. Especially to ones that don't make any effort to accommodate my requests. Any of you do this?
Q. I know that in the Invisibles book you offer lots of ideas for sub days. Could you summarize some of them here?
A. Here are some:
(1) Give the students
translation tests of previous readings from the star. Doing this serves two
stories with a general idea about a problem and no targets is a great way of
getting a robust and healthy plot line going.
I once asked
Joe Neilson (the unrecognized co-founder of TPRS) how he starts his stories. He
told me that