- Students quickly draw a picture of a clock with the 12, 3, 6, and 9 hours only.
- Once you give the go-ahead for the class to make their appointments, they will meander around the classroom asking their classmates if they
- Once two students decide they are both free for a certain time slot, they each write down the student's name they'll be meeting with at that time on their appointment clock.
- Once a student is booked (no more appointment times available), he/she is seated with their appointment clock face down on the desk which signals to other students he/she is booked and no longer taking any more appointments.
If you were any animal, what would it be?
While I would love to say a cheetah for its stealthy ability to run and its sleek body movement in the wild, the fact that I am a wood duck proved more accurately after a recent field trip to a Botanical Garden and boat ride on the bayou.
While I've gone with classes in the past on this same field trip, ridden this same boat through the bayou, and heard about the wood duck nesting boxes erected along the side of the bayou- I guess I had never really given much thought to the special nature of the baby wood duck and the mother duck who calls her babies to literally fall out of the wooden boxes since they are unable to fly.
I think the mother wood duck must feel like a teacher most days of her motherly life in her little nesting box. Why?
Because as a teacher I worry and fret about what I'm doing in the classroom to help my students be successful. Sometimes as a teacher you feel like your kids have automatic hearing they can turn o…