Monthly Archives: May 2013

Making Assessment Work For All My Students

“100% of students will receive a score of 70% or above on unit tests 1-6.” This was my math SMART goal for the year. Not the one I originally went for, but my principal challenged me to raise it from … Continue reading

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An Educator Goes To Camp… #Ed2Camp

It’s that time again.  School is ending, and camp is starting.  As a fifth grade teacher, I have gone to fifth grade camp each year.  I love camp.  I love it so much I spend two weeks a year at … Continue reading

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What My Students Learned About Poetry Today

Today was our last day with our Third Grade Writing buddies!  The fifth grade students wrote “I am” poems and took a quiz using a site called Socrative.  Here are some selected learnings that kids posted using this site: Poetry … Continue reading

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#LivEd-This Wednesday, 5/22 at 9pm!

Livingston Educators and friends from around the world…  Let’s connect!  Twitter is a place where educators everywhere are connecting now.  Let’s bring that home!  Folks from Finland to Fowlerville are connecting to share ideas and find new ones.  It’s bite-sized … Continue reading

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Connect Tech To Your Class

We are working on this in an edcamp session shortly

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“Who Will Survive?” A Beginner’s Look at Project Based Learning.

“Mr. Martin, can we work on our Survival Projects Today?”  Our Project Based Learning began this spring.  What a wonderful, eye opening experience!  On the same note, it was not an easy one. Often, I reflected how life may have … Continue reading

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A Local Twitter Chat-#LivEd

Let’s connect Livingston County educators through social media using Twitter!  It’s open to administrators, teachers, and other interested staff.  Example discussion topics may include technology integration, best practices, project-based learning, and other relevant education topics. The first chat is scheduled for Wednesday, … Continue reading

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