It’s ALLLLL good…

It’s ALLLLL good…

It's actually all GREAT! Wonderful! Excellent! We all teach in VERY different ways. We are all VERY unique individuals. Our different personalities show through in our teaching styles. Our classrooms all look and feel different.  Our approaches to teaching using Comprehensible Input are all VERY different. That is not only OK, that is ESSENTIAL. What…
Brain Breaks Part 4: Hand jives

Brain Breaks Part 4: Hand jives

Sara Broussard came to hang out in my class a couple of months ago and she introduced my sixth graders to an AWESOME new brain break that was a HUGE hit. She read about it on the Musicuentos blog. Click here to link to that blog. Basically, it is a version of the "collaborative hand-jive" (for…
No Place for Politics

No Place for Politics

Here we are.... the eve of the 2016 election.... One of the most highly anticipated elections in history! One with more heat, debate, disagreements, hatred, and controversy than most would like to discuss. Others however, LOVE the adrenaline of the "fight". I have a very strict NO POLITICS rule in my classroom. I have had…