- Greetings! I am a middle school math teacher who creates a safe and engaging classroom full of cooperative learning activities! My aim is to inspire kids to believe that they can be successful with hard work and effort.
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The seating chart. Possibly a teacher’s most important decision with dramatic consequences and benefits. What better to use your seating chart for than differentiation? I figured out early on in my teaching career that effective differentiation is the key to … Continue reading
How important is building middle school community? Here’s a story of two radically different school years. First is my first year teaching eighth grade. My. Students. Hated. Me. Everything I tried to teach them was met with brash defiance. Kids … Continue reading