Teacher Evaluation Systems: How to Excel and Retain Your Sanity
Note: This post is part II of Teacher Evaluations. Part I, a Teacher’s Perspective, can be found here. The current movement in teacher evaluation systems that is sweeping through districts across the nation needs an overhaul. But until there is a better system, teachers need to figure out a way to be successful in the current one. Here are some tips. 1. Get educated. Read the accompanying text. You cannot perform well on an observation when you don’t know the underlying principles being…
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smArtist Blog - Find out more about Teaching for Artistic Behavior and Choice-Based art education in an elementary art classroom and get ideas for how to implement this AMAZING curriculum in your own classroom!
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Flexible Seating Anchor Chart - Use this quote when you use alternate or flexible seating in the elementary classroom. Students in Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, or 6th grade will all be able to understand and respect this decision when the teacher goes through it effectively!
Setting Up My Art Room 2017-2018
I'm finally back from maternity leave and ready to teach (kinda)! Can I bring my baby with me? Can he be my assistant? No? Awe. :( Towards the end of the last school year, I came back from my maternity leave early so that I could work the two days of post-planning. I decided it would be best if I were the one to clean up and put away my classroom, so I’d know where everything was when I officially returned. Last school year, we had to take EVERYTHING off of the walls so that our custodial…
How to Apologize and Say Sorry Poster - Responsive Classroom Character Education
Promote empathy and apology of action with this "How to Apologize/Say Sorry" poster packet to support character education in your classroom. Improve classroom management, teach your students to use positive language, and build a safe and nurturing classroom environment. Includes 2 versions & parent letter.
Stages of Being a Maker Learner
So what is making? I’ve proposed that the heart of making is creating new and unique things. I also realize that in order for this type of making to occur, there needs to be some scaffolding …
'modern art simplified' Poster by WrongHands
Buy 'modern art simplified' by WrongHands as a Acrylic Block, Art Print, Canvas Mounted Print, Canvas Print, Chiffon Top, Classic T-Shirt, Coasters, Comforter, Sleeveless Top, Cotton Tote Bag, Magnet, Drawstring Bag, Duvet Cover, Floor Pil...