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Mistakes - er, reflections - from Last Year (and what I'm gonna do about it)

Last year was my first year teaching 90-minute 7th and 8th grade Spanish classes. It was a huge adjustment from 40-minute Kindergarten-6th grade Spanish classes. I am the only middle school Spanish teacher at my school and took on the charge of Frankensteining my own TPRS curriculum. 407 more words


The classroom: To flip or not to flip?

That is the question. Flipping the classroom seems to be in vogue now.  It’s an interesting concept. Just what is the flipped classroom all about?  I decided to do some research on the topic. 323 more words

Teaching Strategies

Cash in on Learning: Preparing for Different Learners

Even though there is about a month left in our summer vacation, it’s not too soon to start preparing for the coming school year. Unless you loop (the practice of having students more than one year), you probably won’t know much about your incoming students. 1,060 more words

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Video Analysis #1: Close Reading

EDU 6526 Survey of Instructional Strategies

The video I chose to analyze was the 10th grade, Close Reading video. In this video the teacher used many of the strategies that we have studied in this class. 1,075 more words

Improving Of Teaching And Learning Through The Use Of Educational Research At The Classroom And School Levels

Is Compliance a Learning Disability?

As teachers we know that our classes can fall into three groups, this is especially evident at reporting time.

There are those that do wel… 1,107 more words


Can Differentiated Instruction lead to Self-Directed Learning?

My question in this entry is whether Differentiated Instruction (DI) can be justified for the opportunity it offers to kick-start and scaffold the process of becoming a self-directed learner. 552 more words


What Do Great Teachers Do?

Krista Ramsey

I belong to a Writers’ Group at my local, Midpointe Library in West Chester, Ohio.  This past week I was especially excited to attend because we were going to have a guest speaker – a lady I have admired for quite some time.  1,012 more words