Completed 13 hours of professional development to receive the MAPA Certification.
The impetus behind this idea came from constantly reading over the Grade 2 Common Core standard CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.2.6 which basically states that students should, "with guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in... Continue Reading →
Born out of lack of success in having students independently use their class word wall, high frequency word lists, or personal spelling dictionaries to edit their writing my co-teacher @YYteach and I decided to give the Don't and Do spelling strategy... Continue Reading →
My conundrum is that in the classroom I use my computer to take anecdotal notes, look at student data on the fly, etc (especially during conferring for reading/writing). Oftentimes however my computer is connected to the projector cable and so... Continue Reading →
No internet? No problem! Just make sure that you enable Google G Suite's offline access feature and you are good to go. Once connectivity resumes all your docs will be synced to the cloud and in the interim you can... Continue Reading →
Note: the original post was published in October 2018. Now in June 2019 we have version 4.0 with lessons learned and some refinements. The revisions are added in italics and am proud to say that we have complete task cards... Continue Reading →