Everyone is a genius!! - Incorporating genius hour in the classroom
Every student is a genius and should have the opportunity to share what they know with others! What better way to do this than to allow students time in the week to explore their passions and share them with classmates.
Grading Policies for Middle & High School: Making It Meaningful & Increasing Student Accountability
The red pen is mighty, but are you maximizing its impact? Middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers discussed what work is graded and what work isn't, and how to hold students accountable for implementing feedback. Teachers also shared their experiences with standards based grading, thoughts on students grading themselves, and tips for making grading easier. Read through the chat for ideas to implement in your own classroom.
My students turned my whole classroom into a giant cell! Each group of students built an organelle (with a rough scale model in relation to the size of the classroom) and presented them to the class. I love this because it helps students really connect