Lesson Plans on Remote Instruction

We are starting remote instruction next week. We have been off for a month(1 week was spring break). But I have been going stir-crazy so I began working on remotifying lessons last week. Before break we were getting ready to start talking about how we have used technology in the past week. Usually this unitContinue reading “Lesson Plans on Remote Instruction”

Training Students to Ask for Clarification (while reading)

Students, in my case teenagers, do NOT like saying they don’t understand something. This is frustrating for me. It’s one of my expectations to ask for clarification, or rather I put it on myself. Tell me when *I* am unclear. Tell me when *I* go too fast. I get frustrated because when students don’t tellContinue reading “Training Students to Ask for Clarification (while reading)”

Daily Lesson Structure and CI with a Textbook

I’ve written about using CI with a textbook before, but I think I’ve made some leaps in how it’s going. So here we go, here’s what a typical class looks like. If you are a fan of Tina Hargaden I’m sure you’re going to see some similarities. Bell Ringer:  The daily bell ringer is whatContinue reading “Daily Lesson Structure and CI with a Textbook”

My top 5 Techniques from Teach Like a Champion 2.0

My top 5 strategies from Teach Like a Champion 2.0   Here are 5 of the techniques from TLAC2 that I have put into practice in my class. I’ll do another post about the techniques that I want to get better at later.   1.      Reject Self-Report Rejecting self report means that we are movingContinue reading “My top 5 Techniques from Teach Like a Champion 2.0”