The fall inevitably brings about the desire and need to change and update your course syllabus. I have been reflective this summer in trying to make all activities and handouts in my room purposeful and intentional. The syllabus is no different because it should be the means to an end in the method of communication regarding basic rules of the classroom.Read More
What is it that students want?
This was the question I asked my sixth graders in an alternative assignment to giving them an end of the year survey. I know some of the usual answers that sometimes we as teachers don't take as seriously (and maybe should) and I also was hopeful of the answers that may seem surprising and shocking. I have included both in this post to start a conversation.Read More