Student-Teacher Collaboration – Hooray for Google Docs!

This year is my first time time using Google Docs/Google Classroom, and I have to say I’m very impressed!

What I love most about the program is the ability for collaboration. Google Docs gives students the ability to share documents with one another and co-edit! This can be something as easy as one student on his/her screen can make a change. When she finishes, it auto-updates the copies of the other shared members. It’s genius! Not to mention very useful for teachers. Continue reading

Introductory Letter to Parents

Being a new teacher this year, there were a few things I wanted to do from the start.

  1. Introduce myself to students as a teacher/co-teacher
  2. Introduce myself to parents/guardians
  3. Make classroom policies clear and accessible
  4. Make sure that photographs/data collecting for my Student Teaching Capstone at Waldorf College was okay with both students and parents/guardians

To complete all of this, and to do it efficiently and effectively, I created a Letter to Parents (and Students)! Continue reading