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
flickr photo shared by buistbunch under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-ND ) license Recently I noticed the above picture on Michael Buist’s Instagram account. I have watched Michael’s Instagram posts about pearls of wisdom, and I was always curious. This time I asked him if he had written a post about his pearls. Good timing.… Read more Pearls of Wisdom for Second Grade English
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?