PD Days are on Wednesdays at Forest City Middle School. There’s a shortened schedule, and students are let out at 2, which means from 2:15-4 is an all-staff meeting/professional development/teacher prep time. Continue reading
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
Being a new teacher this year, there were a few things I wanted to do from the start.
- Introduce myself to students as a teacher/co-teacher
- Introduce myself to parents/guardians
- Make classroom policies clear and accessible
- Make sure that photographs/data collecting for my Student Teaching Capstone at Waldorf College was okay with both students and parents/guardians