Standard 4, Standard 5

Purposeful Play – how the book changed my teaching

Purposeful Play¬†- BUY IT! READ IT! LIVE IT! Yesterday I saw this Facebook post in a group I'm in - Simply Kinder- about Common Core and Play based learning.: This got me thinking: Are CCSS and Play mutually exclusive? Does it have to be either or or can it be a yes and? My opinion… Continue reading Purposeful Play – how the book changed my teaching

Standard 5

Hook, Line, and Sinker

It's Tuesday before I track back in. My teacher work days start on Thursday and I'm getting myself in the mindset to begin fresh in my classroom in 2017. When I began this blog a month ago my plan was to review the NC teacher evaluation standards to try to better understand how I'm evaluated… Continue reading Hook, Line, and Sinker