CILIFTOFF17

CILIFTOFF17

SOOOOOO....... Since this was all deleted last night.... I am re-writing it. PLEASE, if you remember anything from the first day of the conference (Monday) that you SAW in our workshop together but you don't see it in this blog, TELL me so I can include it. It is super hard for ME to remember…
Classroom Management Part 1.2: Fiestas

Classroom Management Part 1.2: Fiestas

One of my most read blogs was my post on my  Classroom Management point system.  I constantly get tons of GREAT feedback from teachers who decide to experiment and use arbitrary points to motivate their students and create an incredible classroom culture and community. I wanted to give everyone ideas for the many different "fiestas"…
IGNITE: Native Language Conference

IGNITE: Native Language Conference

Day 1 You can come here to read, review, and find links to my presentations that you observed throughout the day! Thank you for joining me! I have so enjoyed learning about your culture and your incredible language! :) Our morning "classroom" session was fun. We did lots of PQA (Personalized Questions and Answers) and…
What is MY plan!?

What is MY plan!?

Last night I tossed and turned all night thinking that I really need to start planning for my two day workshop coming up! I am so excited for it. How on EARTH do I begin to plan for a workshop titled "NO PLAN LESSON PLANNING" ?! Seriously!? HA! Then I realized, I can't plan for…
Student and Teacher Reflections

Student and Teacher Reflections

The last two weeks of school are INSANE! The first week I worked over 75 hours and I clocked more than 80 my last week. Exhausting....We had exams,  7th grade girls sleep over, two award shows, field day, locker/classroom clean out, exam review, professional development, end of the year meetings, faculty awards and luncheons, and…