Last week I discussed the importance of having rubrics for your class. Now, I'm going to give you some tips on the nitty gritty of actually creating clear and fair rubrics.
Teaching Tips: How to Make Clear and Fair Rubrics Part I
Rubrics can be extremely useful in teaching, and this is part one in discussing how to create clear and fair rubrics.
Teaching Tips: Secrets to Making Major Assignments
As I said last week, I’m doing a series of posts that I hope will help new teachers and that will show students some of the tricks of the trade so that they can maybe figure out how to work with teachers and do well in “the system.” This week’s post discusses how to craft major assignments (as if you couldn’t tell by the title).
Teaching Tips: A Back to School Guide for Teachers and New Teaching Assistants
Here are some teaching tips to help you tackle the new school year.
Picture Post Part Eight: Into the Wild
It's been too long since I've done a Picture Post. So, here are some of the animals that The Ranger and I saw on a recent visit to an animal sanctuary.
The Best Feelings Part III
A while back, I started a series called “The Best Feelings,” and I would like to continue that series, because it is nice just to stop and recognize the good things in life sometimes.
Strange Words: Sentences I’ve Uttered Since Getting My Dog
Honestly, I just want to do something fun for this post. So, I want to introduce officially my dog Snowie by sharing some strange sentences that I’ve said since getting her three and a half years ago.
Happy 4th of July!
In honor of my country's Independence Day, I am posting some pictures that are red, white, and blue.
It’s My Birthday and I’ll Blog How I Want To, Blog How I Want To
Well, I am now 31, and in honor of that number, I would like to provide you with 31 of some of my favorite pictures. Some of them I like because I think they're cool, some because they have a neat perspective, some because they're silly, and some because of something I just can't put my finger on. Enjoy!
Flash Fiction Challenge: “Spying Silhouettes”
It’s that time of week again—time to do the Flash Fiction Challenge! This week's song is "Silhouettes" by The Rays, and my piece has a little spy action going on . . . .