Gosh Damn! That’s a Bad VAM!

Originally posted on kafkateach:
In my last blog post I revealed that I conducted a very unscientific study and concluded that I might possibly have the worst VAM score at my school.   Today I conducted a slightly more scientific analysis and now I can confidently proclaim myself to be the worst teacher at my school,…

The dog…

Originally posted on Yellow Pineapple:
The dog…the puppy, she is just 6 months old, is now mine. She was my daughters, but that lasted just a few weeks. The puppy is work. More work when I already have enough work. She is a dog that needs space, movement , and active learning. She can be…

The Common Core Lesson Plan app – simple, easy assessment! #edchat, #4thchat, #edtech, @venataur, #A4Learn

This is a review for an App I was introduced to on Linkedin.  I am always up for a good lesson planner and tracking assessments.  What I thought was unique (and worth looking into for $4.99 for my iPad)  was the promise of simple, student assessments. I am going to borrow a few pictures from…

Goal 17: Create stronger home and school communication with @Edmodo, @Remind101, #Edtech, #4thChat

My summer goal #17:   Develop a system to improve communication between my classroom and our families.  I want parents to feel informed and connected. I thought through what I wanted to achieve with my experiences of being part of a busy family.  And after some research, my communication platforms will be Edmodo, Remind101, and Word Press…

It’s Monday…and 5 1/2 Weeks left until school starts. So let’s set some goals! #4thchat #edchat

It’s Monday, the 1st of July.  There is just over 5 weeks of summer left!  With a new school and the ability to teach all the subject again…to say I am excited doesn’t seem enough. So what do I have to do the rest of summer?   A mixture of personal and professional goals. Get in the…