Archive for 2013

Sharing a teaching idea

I found this on pinterest… i think its a good idea for all different ages! i really enjoyed the comparison chart!

“In the news” Technology in the classroom Here is a link to using technology in the classroom!

Using examples in reflections

This week we talked a lot about reflections and how to make our reflections better for our TPA and just in general to become better at writing reflections. Sue hit on the importance using examples and detail in your reflection. I believe it does make your reflection stronger and flow better.   Thanks Sue for […]

Geofest idea

First everyone knows how much I loved Geofest and would love to go back anyday! The thing that really stuck out to me was the using ag in the classroom… I can’t stress enough how awesome and wonderful this is! I taught a kids’ garden program for 2 years and now I plan the sessions […]

Practice Telling Time!

During our Elementary Practicum, Bethany, Kayla, and I did a lesson on telling time. It was difficult to teach some students the concepts, and I think this idea would be very helpful for some kids! You write the digital time on one half of a plastic Easter egg and write the analog time on a […]

Shout out!!

Just wanted to do a quick shout out to everyone in our wonderful class! Thanks for being great classmates and we are almost done with fall semester! I am so proud of everyone and we have come so far! Way to go and yay for us for being awesome! before you know it Christmas will […]

Link to a GREAT resource Sooo.. This is a link to my pinterest board on education and it pretty much rocks and is full of great resources. You should just follow me on pinterest anyways cause i pin like every day!


With practicum being over Bethany asked was what something you learn now let’s ask what was the hardest thing about practicum?? For me we struggled with classroom management right away and slowly got better once as we implemented a technique.

Sharing a Teaching Resource

These are some resources that our c.t. gave us – feel free! Vocabulary Comprehension Not sure if that worked?

Discussion Question

Well practicum is over – congrats everyone we made it! My question for you is…Looking back to Kindergarten practicum and now reflecting on your teaching during elementary practicum – what is the biggest change that you see in your teaching? (Your teaching style? Teacher voice? etc)