Classroom Management

Students are Busy as Bees earning Brag Bracelets

This will be my third year using Brag Bracelets. I first created them to give my birthday students something to wear as a way to feel special the entire day.  I used to have a certificate waiting for the birthday student on their desk. Now, I have the brag bracelet waiting for them signaling others… Continue reading Students are Busy as Bees earning Brag Bracelets

Classroom Management, Projects, Writing

Tales from a Teacher: The Light Bulb

It’s math time again!  Each day this week I’ve been watching my students’ eyes glaze over while teaching.  Last night, I stayed up late to plan out today’s difficult lesson. As I approach the board, I review my lesson again reminding myself to use the proper math terms when teaching this strategy.  Then I think… Continue reading Tales from a Teacher: The Light Bulb