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How to Beat Observation Nerves

I remember my TP during my teacher training quite vividly – not least because I was so nervous before every lesson I taught that I would feel physically sick. 1,778 more words


Exploring Colors: Purple

This week we are learning about the color Purple in our classroom! My goal each week is to integrate our weekly theme into as many activities, centers and learning opportunities as possible. 1,006 more words

My Experience in a Grade 4 Classroom: Some of my favorite activities & lessons- Lenten Promises: The Three Pillars of Lent

Wow! What a change it is when you jump from JK/SK dynamics of the classroom to a grade 4 classroom. The student’s are older they are a little more independent and their attention span is longer. 1,065 more words

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Ms. Barone- My experience in a Play-based Kindergarten Classroom

Play dough Centre: Create some Ocean animals that you were taught about.

Math and Art: Cross-Curriculum activity. Learning our numbers 1 through 8 on the octopus’ legs. 458 more words

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Meet Ms. Martino

Written by Karla Rivadeneira |
Pictures by Karla Rivadeneira |

We are lucky to have an extensive World Language program at Morgan. Students have the opportunity to choose from three languages: Spanish, … 497 more words


I don't know: What if my students ask me a question and I don't know the answer?

I’ll let you into a secret: this happens to us all. It happened to me last week. The longer you teach, the less frequent it hopefully becomes, but no one (no matter how experienced) is completely safe from the dreaded unexpected question. 870 more words