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Category: Learning Space

Community through Video Production

As I’ve started thinking about the new school year, I’m focused on developing community in my classroom – in my AP Lit, Humanities English 10 (my PAGES class), and D-Town […]

’53 Ways to Check Understanding’

Edutopia recently published a list with creative suggestions on how to acknowledge, assess student understandings. Opening up “measures” or ways to know what students know, allows for an assessment on […]

Write Something (Outside)

Outside: The classroom The box The same ‘ol, same ‘ol The norm Write something (outside), in the grass, under the wide open sky, in the fresh air, with a calm […]

Learning Space: Think, Believe, Share

Students are beginning to work on This I Believe essays. In this image, students have paired up with a partner from across the room to discuss the strengths/writing strategies of […]

Learning Space: A Season of Firsts

At 6:05pm, my classroom is all set up and ready for students to show up for their first day of school tomorrow. I’ve used Brandi’s Types of Thinking as a […]