It’s been a busy couple weeks, mostly with parent conferences, but just life in general.
From Reluctant to Engaged: 4 Secrets to End Fake Reading– I loved the title, plus the post has some good ideas.
10 Great Ideas From Ditch That Conference– I like direct, to the point titles. 🙂 (I’ve already tried the Chair Challenge.
On the Need for Getting Rid of Homework– “It, therefore, sounds incredibly simplistic, and I do not mean it as condescending, but limiting or completely getting rid of homework really does come to down to us; to how we spend our time in class, to how much we stop talking, to how we do not waste any time, to how we look at our curriculum as learning explorations and not stand-alone projects.” Pernelle Ripp
What We Ask of Our Students and What We Do– Something to think about. I don’t know that will all apply to primary grades as we are still teaching responsibility and such but interesting thought, nonetheless.
10 Commandments of Innovative Teaching– Some are simple and others are interesting, if not a little intimidating.
Check ’em out or Don’t. 🙂