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Factions and Faction Points

I am only in my second year of teaching, so classroom management is something I am still struggling with a lot. One of the things that does help is the way our program does student grouping: factions, a name derived from the factions of Roman chariot racing. 547 more words


Program Standard 5.4

5.4- Managing Student Behavior by Establishing Expectations

To me, program standard 5.4 targets consistency and communication. This standard requires teachers to clearly establish expected behaviors and procedures for students. 446 more words

Classroom Management

take this job and shove it?: a tired teacher reflects on when enough is enough 

I don’t know how to write this post.

Partially because on some level I feel like it’s already been written, but the act of putting words and phrases to secret utterances will make them reality lived instead of fear assumed. 1,243 more words


Philosophy of Teaching and Learning

Teaching is the creation of a community of learners who celebrate their diversity and actively engage in the world around them through integrative, culturally relevant, and developmentally-appropriate lessons. 758 more words

Diversity Teaching

School Committee Meeting 07 December 2016

School Committee Meeting 07 December 2016

Six present, Ms. Martin Absent

Prior to the beginning of the regular agenda, SC Gignac makes a motion to refer Item 13 to Negotiations subcommittee. 964 more words

Classroom Management

Making the Grade: 8 Tips for Organizing Your Grading

By Andrew Hawk

For a classroom to function properly, the teacher has to have effective systems in place to complete daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly tasks. 879 more words

Teaching Strategies

Student Questions Matrix, Part 3

This is Part 3 of a series on Student Questions. See Part 1 (intro) and Part 2 (the axes)

In this post, I’m going to look in more detail at the three action steps I outlined for handling student questions. 793 more words