Be careful, your ignorance is showing…
I need to start sharing all the neat things that we do in my classroom more often. Here’s one of my favorites:
As a 4th grade teacher, we work a lot on character building. A big one is responsibility. I teach my kids that if they make a promise it is their responsibility that they follow through…
All I hear is gossip. Never do I hear teachers mentioning all the great things their students have accomplished during the day, it’s always “ohmigod I can’t wait to get Sammy’s parents in for a parent teacher conference and tell them what a little [expletive] they’ve been in my class.” I don’t want to hear it. I don’t want what they are saying to influence my opinions of my kids.
The only reason I step inside that room is to get free bagels and curse at the broken copier.
Keep a journal at school of all your parent/home contacts. This includes phone calls of concern and positive note cards mailed home. (We send cards home every grading period; so this makes sense to keep from mailing the same kid twice!)
For more detailed/tricky incidents, write up an “incident…
Ever since I started researching online regarding EPIK and teaching, I’ve come across many great lesson plan ideas from GETs who were generous enough to share what worked in their classes. So I’ve decided to collect them here.
Number of Students: 15-30
what if we started a westboro baptist church parody site?