"A great book on this subject is called
" A Mind At A Time", by Mel Levine.
In my opinion, it is like a reference book, but can also be easily read from cover to cover. I especially enjoyed the many tips for teachers."
"I enjoy poetry and have found it a refreshing way to engage students in writing without the hassel of a "set" way of sharing their ideas. At the beginning of the year, in August, I refresh the students with the different kinds of poetry.…"
Welcome to the world of education. I've been in your shoes before. It is challenging when a class gets along so well together that their plans overrule your plans.
Every teacher will tell you that in their first few years of…"
"At the beginning of this school year, I used "Where the Red Fern Grows", by Wilson Rawls. It was a huge hit. Afterwards, we watched the movie, which follows the book pretty closely, at least I thought."
"I am really looking forward to discussing this idea of project management. The few projects that I've completed have been within a quarter's time. I would like to hear about a project that lasts a year, or longer.
I do feel comfortable…"
Yes, I think that two heads are better than one, especially at the older level like junior high. Plus, older students usually like the opportunity to change the routine a little.
I've tried an advertising unit to promote…"
Hi again. Do you have the link or the guy's name for the Ted video we watched? I can't remember, and I can't seem to find it. I am interested in showing my students. I am sure they will be glued, just like yours were!
Hi Danette! I actually haven't had my students give formal speeches....sorry I can't help much. that's awesome that you showed the tedvideo. I found the anne frank video and am going to show it tomorrow. I don't know about you, but i keep talking about the class to everyone i meet, including my students!