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Classroom Jobs

In my classroom, we’ve created a community of learners AND hard workers. Part of this includes my students each having a special job that they perform each day. We started out the year by applying for jobs. And yes, they actually filled out an application. Get it here! Classroom Job Application Here’s a list of…… Continue reading Classroom Jobs

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Teach Like Your Hair’s On Fire

I’ve been re-reading Rafe Esquith’s bestseller, “Teach Like Your Hair’s on Fire – The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56,” and boy, let me tell you, that man is a genius. Not only does he sound like the coolest teacher in the world (and I wish I had him in fifth grade), but his methods…… Continue reading Teach Like Your Hair’s On Fire