Entry 23 – Trust Me, This Will Make Future Problems Easier

Let’s just do a general reflection on what went well and what didn’t this week. PRE-ALGEBRA So we had a quiz on solving 1-step equations last week.  They didn’t do super.  It’s hard to help them make the shift from doing problems they can do in their head (x + 5 = 12) to actually … More Entry 23 – Trust Me, This Will Make Future Problems Easier

Entry 20 – The Biggest Impact on My Teaching

This week’s prompt: What/who has had the biggest impact in your teaching approach and why? I’ve got a few people, quotes, and books that have shaped the way I approach teaching. Rafe Esquith Esquith is best known for his book ‘Teach Like Your Hair’s on Fire.’  He’s a retired 30-year, 5th grade teacher and really … More Entry 20 – The Biggest Impact on My Teaching