Tag Archives: Students

The Evil Tables

In my classroom there are 31 students.  We have seven groups of tables, four groups of four and three groups of five.  At various times of the day, I call certain tables to come to turn in papers, come to … Continue reading

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John Glenn’s Face

Today in class my students partner read a passage about John Glenn and then answered questions involving problems and solutions. As I was walked around listening to them read and answer the questions, I noticed a girl and her partner … Continue reading

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My Classroom Door

This morning the outside of my classroom door looked like this: It is awesome and I love it.  The parent organization at my school is apparently pretty amazing and organized to have done this not just to my door, but … Continue reading

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How do you Plot Your Lions?

In our classroom, we have been working on data collection and graphing.  We have spent time using tally charts, frequency charts, pictographs, picture graphs (also referred to as scaled picture graphs, just to make life more confusing), bar graphs, and … Continue reading

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Stolen Love

During a lunchtime discussion, a coworker of mine started telling us about a problem she was having with a couple students in her room.  Apparently they had been sneaking back into the room at the end of the day as … Continue reading

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With Criminal Intent

Last week on my way to work – with a basket full of carefully wrapped presents resting in the passenger seat next to me – I pulled the car over fully intending to commit a crime.  I did it for … Continue reading

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Being Taught

I am the one determining which state standard to focus on each week for English Language Arts (ELA), Math, Social Studies, and Science. I am the one writing the lesson plans, creating, collecting, organizing, and readying the materials for each … Continue reading

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9/11 in my Classroom

I had not planned to talk about it and actually felt some guilt about this decision as I pulled into the parking lot this morning.  I did have an end of the day activity involving a discussion on the history … Continue reading

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