The End of the First Week!

Wow! Week one has already flown by! Granted, it was a short week crammed with getting-back-into-school business. Regardless! It absolutely flew by. We started a unit called “The Door Scene” today, and it’s all about kids creating a film that builds suspense around hearing a noise and being locked out of a room. The kids…

Flip Grid and Fun Questionnaires

Today I had my students fill out a questionnaire about themselves, and then they spent the last ten minutes of class using Flip Grid to share some of their answers with the class and me. Ten minutes was the perfect amount of time for them to play around with the program without getting distracted by…

Year Three: Day One

I’m trying to promote reflective practice in my life and decided that I would try to blog at the end of each work day, even if it’s just one quick paragraph analyzing how the day went. This year is my third of teaching, and I feel more and more affirmed in my career choice every…