Picture books are great tools for teachers. I love using picture books to teach just about anything in my classroom. I often read two or three picture books a day to my students. I also insist that my students always have at least…
One day when the morning bell rang, the first student to arrive ran into our room, looking around frantically like he’d lost his puppy. When Kevin spotted me he exclaimed, “Oh good! Mrs. Foxwell, you ARE here! When I didn’t see you at…
What is 3-Act Math Modeling? Math modeling is often misinterpreted as using manipulatives while solving math problems. Authentic math modeling requires the use of mathematics to make sense of real-world situations. “Making sense” is the key to such math modeling. Unlike traditional real-world…
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Engaging SEL Competencies to Create A Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Classroom
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