Category Archives: My Tips


ClassroomScreen.com holds Teacher Tools

ClassroomScreen.com  is a screen full of the Teacher Tools that we use regularly. Well, at least I do. At my school, many of our non-negoti [...]

Revamping my Summary Assignments

I am Shaking up the way I have my scholars summarize information.  This MONTH’S #BLOGAMONTH TOPIC is a challenge to ‘do thin [...]

Group Responses – way to TEACHtheTEST

How do we Teach the Test without really teaching the test? Question for the ages! !! How do we?   I dunno???? What I feel intuitively as a [...]

We are finished reading. Now what?

Here are presentation materials. Sign In Sheet so that we can remain in contact. I am working on this “Show Me What You Know” h [...]

Annotating and GISTing – Literacy Strategies

When working with text, we need to find Literacy strategies that require our students to do more than read and recite facts. We need to get [...]

Organizational Tip #20DayBC

Anyone who knows me that Being Organized is something that I am NOT. I TRY, but I FAIL, often. Because I know myself and my weaknesses, I am [...]

Tech + CCSS = Engagement

Here are slides from my LACUE 2013 Presentation Tech + CCSS = Engagement Lacue presentation 2013 ccss and tech from VR Burton Integrating [...]

Using exit tickets to check comprehension

Exit Tickets can be used to gauge whether or not students have processed new concepts. It is a quick way to have them reflect on information [...]

I will be presenting at RSCON, LCTE, TCEA and hopefully LACUE!!!

‘Tis the season to present…. fa-la-la-la-laaaaaa-la-la-la-la I really do believe that to blog is to share and to learn. I love b [...]

Class Participation

This year is almost over and I am thinking about next year. I am working out a different system for issuing class participation points.  I [...]
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