A glimpse into a teacher’s reality.
I’m confident that early conversations concerning Math lead to deeper understanding with Mathematical concepts. It’s appropriate to say to a 3-year-old “How many cookies do you have”? (considering the number is less than five). While making sandwiches, I might say. “I am making three sandwiches”. Another thing a parent might say, “If I have three… Continue reading Preschool Math Concepts
I hope everyone had a restful & enjoyable summer. I sure did. I am well rested and motivated to begin the new school year. I need moments of rest & relaxation in order to rejuvenate. This 2015-2016 school year brings endless possibilities. A few words of advice: I encourage parents to keep the lines of… Continue reading Starting A New School Year
As an educator, I hesitate each time I send a note concerning student misbehavior. I am not sure what happen to society as a whole. But the current trend is to become angry with the teacher concerning any notice of your child not following school rules. As a child, I was questioned, warned and punished… Continue reading Behavior Note to Parents
Learning styles vary from person to person. There is no cookie cutter way to teach nor is there to learning. Because a student does not measure up to a standardized test does not necessarily mean they are not learning. Standardized test are paper & pencil; much different from what this highly graphic generation is accustomed… Continue reading Multiples Intelligences / What Kind of Learner are you?