Curriculum, High School, Junior High, school

How to Teach Your Students School and Study Skills

Do you have students who seem to be completely lost when it comes to organization, completing assignments, preparing for tests, and so on? OF COURSE YOU DO! We all do! Unless your teaching in some faraway Utopia we can only dream of, you definitely have some of these kiddos in your class! Or maybe you’re… Continue reading How to Teach Your Students School and Study Skills

Elementary, High School, Junior High

6 Tips for Writing Awesome and Stress-Free Report Cards

It seems like every term when progress reports come up, teachers go just a little bit loco and turn into hermits for a week or so. I used to be like this too in my first year or two of teaching. Then, I decided enough was enough and I wanted my life and sanity back.… Continue reading 6 Tips for Writing Awesome and Stress-Free Report Cards

Resources, school

Super Fun Handwashing Signs

Hey friends! I don't know about you, but I've still been coming into my school to work. Wandering through the empty halls can be really lonely and weird, but I've decided to use this time to decorate things like bulletin boards, cleaning/organizig things I never get around to, and doing my best to make this… Continue reading Super Fun Handwashing Signs

Book Club, Curriculum

KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 10

Hello again everyone! We've made it to the last chapter in Carol Ann Tomlinson The Differentiated Classroom. This chapter is called When Educational Leaders Seek Differentiated Classrooms and it's targeted toward educational administration. The chapter talks about how to support teachers in a school's vision toward Differentiated instruction. I don't think it needs to be… Continue reading KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 10

Book Club, Curriculum

KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 9

Hello friends! I've just finished reading chapter nine in Carol Ann Tomlinson's The Differentiated Classroom (we're getting closer and closer to the end). This chapter is titled How Do Teachers Make it All Work and delves further into the classroom management and organization side of differentiation. The chapter discusses how to get started with differentiation… Continue reading KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 9

Book Club, Curriculum

KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 8

Hello again everyone! We've been reading through The Differentiated Classroom by Carol Ann Tomlinson. Last chapter was all about various instructional strategies to support differentiation. This chapter is titled... (wait for it)... More Instructional Strategies to Support Differentiation. Yay! As you may remember, I really enjoyed the last chapter (which was all about instructional strategies)… Continue reading KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 8

Book Club, Curriculum

KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 7

Hi everyone! I've been reading The Differentiated Classroom by Carol Ann Tomlinson and I just finished chapter seven. The chapter is titled Instructional Strategies That Support Differentiation and, you guessed it, it's all about various instructional strategies teachers can use in their classrooms. I really liked this chapter as it discusses different types of instruction,… Continue reading KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 7

Book Club, Curriculum

KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 6

Hello again, friends! I just finished chapter six in Carol Ann Tomlinson's The Differentiated Classroom and I'm here to keep you all updated! Last chapter discussed how teachers need to begin their planning for differentiating their classes and how important it is to remember exactly what students need to learn. Chapter six is titled Teachers… Continue reading KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 6

Book Club, Curriculum

KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 5

Hello everyone! We've been reading Carol Ann Tomlinson's The Differentiated Classroom for the past few weeks, and I just finished reading chapter five. This chapter is titled Good Instruction as a Basis for Differentiated Teaching and I found it to be my favourite chapter thus far. It begins delving into the beginning stages of planning,… Continue reading KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 5