Teaching Students to Self-Evaluate

I am always thinking of ways to improve my craft as a teacher. At the end of each two-week unit, I reflect on my teaching.…

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Targeting High Achievers in Middle School Math

In every classroom, there are students with varying levels of understanding regardless of the content. Teachers have a enormous task of reaching all those levels…

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Five Ways to Increase Students’ NWEA Math Scores

I believe every teacher wants to see their students grow. Students’ growth make us feel like our work is not in vain. Their growth validates…

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Connecting with Parents

Engaging parents is critical to my success as a teacher. Therefore, I have to be intentional and creative with the means, by which, I communicate.…

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Don’t Start Your School Year Without …

Bloom’s Taxonomy Math Prompts Many authors write materials for teachers to use Bloom’s Taxonomy during Reading. From this, teachers create activities for students to complete…

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Online Resources for Project Based Learning

Today was the last day of a three-day professional development (PD) regarding project based learning (PBL). This PD was facilitated by Illinois Math & Science…

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Microsoft OneNote – 21st Century Organization Tool for Teachers

When I started teaching 21 years ago, I used a big three-ring binder with dividers to stay organized. I put my notes and handouts from…

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5 Great Websites for Teaching Digital Citizenship

Below is a list of websites that I use with my students in order to teach digital citizenship. Net Smart Workshop has a variety of…

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Print and Go Math Bundle for 5th and 6th Grades

Lowest Price Ever – $ 7.50 Plus get an additional 20 % off on August 3rd and 4th. Visit Dr Crystal Brown TpT Store.

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NWEA Fusion 2015 Conference – RIT 101

I had the pleasure of attending the Fusion 2015 Conference in Chicago, IL on July 7th – 9th. The conference increased my understanding of the…

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