- 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
Teaching in the inner city in a low-income neighborhood, you get used to the same problems year after year. Unfilled positions. Lack of subs. Inordinately large class sizes. Ornery kids taking advantage of the chaos. If there’s one thing a … Continue reading
Let me start by saying that teaching middle school did not come naturally to me. In fact, I felt like a complete failure at it. I taught 6th grade my first year of teaching, and not a weekday went by when … Continue reading