"I think putting the objective of the lesson on the board helps students stay focused on instruction. Sometimes, when I am observing, I see lots of interesting ideas and discussions, but the objective gets lost in the verbiage and activities. Clearly…"
"I read Mario and Jeanette's entries this morning, and have been thinking about my reply all morning. Dawn's entry has given me the courage. I really am excited about the use of technology in the classroom. What you say Mario is so true.…"
"I attended 2 workshops on developing literacy through music. Stephanie Record gave us lots of activities that help build phonological awareness through song. Many of the activities are in the conference book. She said teaching phonemic awareness…"
"I think all the shows have been outstanding, and it would be appropriate to begin to recycle some of them. How do you feel about that? Also, I think incorporating some of the 7th and 8th graders, like the dancers this year, shows a real continuity…"
"I think Emily is practicing good teaching by having the students take the time to investigate, think, problem solve the question before assisting them in the solution. I think perserverance is a learned skill, one which many students lack. By having…"