As a public educator, I aim to share my story with those interested about what really happens inside today's classroom. I hope my stories inspire, educate, and entertain you, as the calling of teaching is never neat or predictable. Please note that my blog content does not necessarily reflect the viewpoints or beliefs of my school district or colleagues.
Super Teacher's Job is Never Done!
Photo courtesy of DiscoveryEducation.com
Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions. ~ Author Unknown
My goal is to reveal one teacher's humble journey of self-reflection, critical analysis, and endless questioning about my craft of teaching and learning alongside my middle school students.
"The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth'." ~ Dan Rather
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Got a promethean board in your classroom? Check these out!
Here are the top 10 downloads for Promethean Boards for your classroom. Check them out, and enjoy!
Weekly Top 10 Downloads
Want to know which are the most downloaded resources each week on Planet? You've come to right place! Below we have collected a listing of the most downloaded lessons on Planet for the week, just in case you missed them. We encourage you to download and rate the resources on this list.
This lesson teaches understanding fractions of a whole, fractions of a group and fractions of a number. It has many opportunities for student interaction and practice, lots of animated images, and each lesson has a mini assessment.
This flipchart lesson will introduce your students to fact and opinion. There are many interactive activities for your students to come to the board and actually participate in the learning of fact and opinion. The end of the lesson concludes with many ActivExpression or ActiVote multiple choice questions. Enjoy!
This series of flipcharts covers calendar, a visual to support the months of the year poem, and chart to report the weather. Feel free to adapt the January calendar for any month and edit the seasonal images/colors as appropriate for an easy calendar change month to month. I write the date in at the top, but you could also copy the numeral and drag it to fill in the date. The days of the week are drag a copy... and provide a visuals to go with your favorite days of the week song!