Tag Archives: English

A Successful Monday

As I said in my last post, I planned on spending my PD time on Monday figuring out how to add a little preschool to my high school English class. I located the perfect article “Finding Center: How Learning Centers … Continue reading

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Redesigning My Class

I chose “Subject Area Strategies” as one of my PD paths for this semester, and I plan on really delving into designing my class for the benefit of my students. I’ve played with the idea of centers and student choice … Continue reading

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SBG Has Opened My Eyes

Due to snow days, cold weather days, and a class full of students bursting with creativity, my class still has not presented on standards based grading. I think every group is going to present a proposal in favor of SBG, … Continue reading

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SBG, Something to Fear?

I had my class discussion on standards based grading with my freshmen honors students, and I can tell you, there was complete panic in the room.  I suppose I should have anticipated it, but SBG just sounds like such a … Continue reading

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