Student Engagement: Choral Response in Middle School

Using choral response is one of the easiest ways to improve your student engagement.  However, getting your middle school students to participate in it can be a challenge without the right routines and procedures. So, let’s chat about that. What is a choral response? Choral response is when you ask your students to repeat something

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BEFORE You Teach Students to Find Area and Circumference of a Circle

It’s that time of year when students learn how to find the area and circumference of a circle. There’s a time of year for that? Of course. Pi Day is coming. That magical date of March 14th (3.14) when teachers everywhere talk about all things related to the number pi and circles.  Many teachers celebrate

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Using Anchor Charts Can Improve Your Evaluation

Did you know that using anchor charts can improve your evaluation? Is it the year for your administrator to formally observe you and are you more than a little stressed about it? In this blog post I am going to share with you how anchor charts can help to improve your formal observation and summative

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