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Please Don’t Give Up On Me

As teachers we have all kinds of students.  We have the ones that drive us absolutely bananas.  The ones that know exactly what buttons to push at exactly what times.  Sometimes they make us lose our temper, sometimes they make us want to scream, and…

Creating, Playing, and Learning in a Math Class

Man what another fun week in class!  So this week we’re gearing up for our Math Benchmark next week.  Being a classroom that doesn’t teach test formatted Questions and that doesn’t do worksheets, we tend to do things a little differently. On Monday we did…

Sparkup Reader – One of My New Favorite Devices

Recently I got the opportunity to play with an exciting new toy called the Sparkup Reader!  As soon as I heard about this device I knew I had to get my hands on it to play with it.  I’m not even a reading teacher and…

Negativity Kills Creativity

I like to think that I’m a creative teacher who really strives to try out of the box ideas to make my classroom as fun and exciting as possible.  But in saying that, doing things like that doesn’t come without some sort of push back….

Perimeter, Twitter, ChatterPix and Christmas Augmented Reality

This week was a whirlwind!  I guess it’s cause we’re getting back into the swing of things after being gone for Thanksgiving break. Monday we spent the day catching up on our Classroom Champions lesson, this month over “Community”.  We watched a video from our…