Hundreds of great teaching tips, lessons, and inspiration from my classroom to yours. Browse the archive page to find something you can use in your teaching practice or scroll down to see all of the posts. [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesday – Twitter in the Classroom

March 9, 2010

I found this cool document that gives you 29 ways you can use Twitter as a learning tool in your classroom. I think teachers should be embracing technology and bringing it into the classroom. I have found that the students respond really well to it. [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesdays – A.P.E. (guest post)

March 2, 2010

Hello Chase March’s loyal readers. This is a guest post from Cottam Country. I currently teach Gr. 3/4 language arts and math as well as a variety of rotary subjects. Our school has been an “OFIP” (Ontario Focussed Intervention Program) [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesdays – Letter Writing

February 16, 2010

Hilary gave me a great idea last week. She wrote a post about the history of mailboxes. I commented that I couldn’t remember the last “actual letter” that I had mailed. I’m not talking about sending off bill payments, or [Keep Reading]

The Key Elements Great Teachers Possess

January 26, 2010

What Makes a Great Teacher by Amanda Ripley is a great article that really dissects the key elements that great teachers possess. 1) “First, great teachers tended to set big goals for their students.” I agree. I think this is the key to [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesday – Eliminate the Negative

January 19, 2010

Teaching is a tough profession. In fact, the only way to learn how to be a teacher is to teach, to make mistakes, to learn from them, and to improve your teaching practice so that you find something that works for you. I know that I have felt like a [Keep Reading]

Bitesize Science

January 12, 2010

Here’s a great website that I liked to share with you today for Teaching Tip Tuesday. It’s called Bitesize and it’s from the BBC. They have great interactive games and activities for students. I really like the science activities [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesdays – Visual Schedules

January 5, 2010

I’ve decided to switch things up in the classroom for this brand new decade. I hit the ground running with these changes yesterday for the first day back to school. The students should be able to follow the daily visual schedule without any [Keep Reading]
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