Dealing With STUDENT PUSHBACK | How To Debrief A Class

Dealing With STUDENT PUSHBACK | How To Debrief A Class

In this video, I share how I've dealt with student pushback in my classrooms. I'm looking at pushback as when students just aren't really digging what you're doing in the classroom. It's important to allow students to have a voice in your class, which I do through class debrief. I share how I conduct the debrief as well as times I've changed how I do things based on the feedback and times I stuck to the way I did things. Cliffs Notes version: ğŸŽTell students why you're doing what you're doing ğŸŽGive them opportunities to give feedback ğŸŽDon't take the…
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Which Apps To Use In A Classroom Economy?

Which Apps To Use In A Classroom Economy?

In this video, I focus primarily on the banking systems and budgeting options for a classroom economy but also share a little bit of some of the other changes I made this year. Full Classroom Economy Resources - thomgibson.com/classroomeconomy  My Kids Bank - mykidsbank.org Bankaroo - bankaroo.com Good Budget - goodbudget.com My Classroom Economy - myclassroomeconomy.org EveryDollar - everydollar.com https://youtu.be/d2FYRSe5Ftg
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Highs & Lows of 2017. Vision for 2018.

Spent a couple days reflecting on the highs and lows of 2017 and what I was looking towards in 2018.  Not so much resolutions but more just putting to paper some of the goals I've been developing in the latter half of 2017.  The reflection ended up covering a ton of different areas of my life.  I'll share a few of them here. SCHOOL Highs Amazing schedule for 17-18 year Got to just teach Pre-Algebra this year (as far as my math classes) Really great advisory group Feeling I have plenty of planning time to help make this years Pre-Algebra…
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Week 17 : Student Feedback For The Semester

Week 17 : Student Feedback For The Semester

So last week wasn't as in-depth of a reflection; I had made two vlogs and posted them up.  Definitely a reflection of the week (and much more engaging- it's more fun to re-watch a video than to re-read a blog), but I hadn't gone into the details of the week of what had worked and what hadn't.  This week was mid-terms, got some feedback from students about the semester, and I got some gifts from students; probably the best haul to date :) Mid-Terms Student's didn't do as awesomely as I had hoped.  I still had quite a few A's but…
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