Joan Timmons
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  • Ocean City, NJ
  • United States
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Joan Timmons replied to Jennifer Luff's discussion Virtual Technology Meeting in the group Somers Point Teachers
"Gathering information and seeing examples and how it is used will help us to envision what it could look like in our district.  I am glad to hear Northfield has varied it according to grade levels.  Although I use the Realtime Gradebook, I…"
Jan 22, 2011
Joan Timmons replied to Lisa Litz-Neavear's discussion The Trouble with Boys Chapter 7: Requiem for Recess: Yes, They Need It – More than You Think in the group Somers Point Teachers
"I agree, students need more time to run and play (recess). They are asked to sit and attend for a long amount of time in the classroom. I do take recess away and like others find it is the same students and the ones who probably need it the most. I…"
Mar 30, 2010
Joan Timmons replied to Lisa Litz-Neavear's discussion The Trouble with Boys Chapter 9 Notes from the Front: The Wilmette Solution in the group Somers Point Teachers
"Differentiate instruction, something we have been working on to get the most from our students. What happens when other students want to stand or whatever when I know they don't need to, they just want to? I am not against allowing students to…"
Mar 30, 2010
Joan Timmons replied to Cris Reinhold's discussion Never Work Harder Chapter 3 in the group Somers Point Teachers
"I felt I was being preached to that I lost my way. Chapter 2 talks about my expectations and belief that I can if I belive that I can (simply put). I feel I do have expectations and that I can help my children make progress. I also agree that we…"
Nov 1, 2009
Joan Timmons replied to Cris Reinhold's discussion Never Work Harder Chapter 3 in the group Somers Point Teachers
"I agree with your thoughts on reflection. It does not always have to be formal. Everytime we "pick a colleagues brain" about something or ask "how do you approach that lesson?", we are reflecting. I also would like the…"
Oct 25, 2009
Joan Timmons replied to Susan Dugan's discussion Whatever It Takes - Early Childhood Education in the group Somers Point Teachers
"It is a good start but didn't Canada find that even by preschool they were already behind? I think Canada's point was there is a lot more than quality of education that children need to close the gap between the "privileged" and…"
Jul 5, 2009
Joan Timmons replied to Susan Dugan's discussion A sandcastle
"When I read the part about Canada wanting to change everything from the neighborhood attitudes to "promising success", 2 things struck me. The parents he had signing up for the lottery wanted and valued an education and were willing to…"
Jun 1, 2009
Joan Timmons replied to Jennifer Luff's discussion Second Grade Writing Rubric in the group Somers Point Teachers
"I like the addition of a seperate line for the topic sentence. I would not use "it sounds like they are telling someone a story". I "Iused what I learned in writing and grammar"...should that be more specific? Should we narrow…"
Mar 5, 2009

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