I moved to second grade this year to a room chock-full of English language learners. I’ve had a word wall for many years–in grades Kindergarten through 8. This is the first year, however, that I’ve received such positive feedback about the word wall. For instance, here are two things that happened within a week. I received… Read more In Support of the Word Wall
My first students from Bahrain are in grade 2 now. I had them in Kindergarten, and now I get to be their teacher again. It is only the third day of school, and we are already on a mission to be bloggers, contributing to the world. I’m not helping my students with their blog posts… Read more Blog Posts for Day 3
Recently Oliver Schinkten asked the question, What is the purpose of school? (Read more provocative questions at #QinEd) I would love to hear some answers to this question. @JoyKirr @gallit_z @PaulSolarz @RobynThiessen @mrsdkrebs #QinEd pic.twitter.com/1dOZkBD0qH — Oliver Schinkten (@schink10) July 9, 2015 My first thought was that was a very big question. I believe the… Read more What is the Purpose of School?