Friday has arrived. I am ready for my PJs, the blogging world, and reading
response letters. 🙂 It’s a good life, isn’t it? Today, I’m linking up with
Kacey from Doodle Bugs to share about my week!
and noises are less noticeable, and the students have learned to channel and
control many of the movements. The third student has extreme ticks and noises.
Honestly, they are very disruptive and occur frequently, but we learn ways to
cope with them in the classroom. This week, the student’s counselor mentioned
some research that suggested using a metronome for helping to control tics. We downloaded
Metronome on a student iPad, purchased headphone splitters, and gave it a
try. Friends, WOW! I am actually tearing up thinking about it. Were the student’s
tics still there? Sure. Did he still have noise outbursts? Yes. Were his
movements or noises so noticeable that they negatively impact his ability to
learn or participate in class? NO! Did this student score Mastery on every exit
slip this week? YES! Honestly, it is nothing less than a miracle.
blog, I blogged 3 times! No, I am not cracking up, but I definitely feel like I
am hitting my post-Fall Break teaching groove. 🙂 From Socrative,
to a bullying
book display, it’s been a great week!
past week has been the week of anchor charts – summarizing, quoting, coaching
friends, and SPAM. I did not use as many in the first quarter (we would just
use the SMART Board to make charts and I would never transfer them). Transferring
them to chart paper in the past two weeks has done wonderful things for my
kiddos. The visual reminder is SO helpful, and helps to focus our time in the room!
to the Core told me I won her $100 School Outfitters
Giveaway – eeekkk! This was such a lovely surprise, and I was able to stock
up on so many teaching goodies. They arrived this week, and I am SO pleased. I
was able to pick up all of my classroom essentials – Crayola Dry Erase Makers,
a new stapler, gold and silver Prang permanent markers, white cardstock, and
glue sticks. Thanks School
Outfitters and Dana!
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