Monthly Archives: August 2013

Dear new teacher me.

Originally posted on A Fine Balance:
Shared on Flickr by Sonia Crawford Dear new teacher me, You started teaching with a vision; protect and nurture your vision as your first-born. Teach from your heart, even when it hurts, even when…

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My 19th Year as a First Year Teacher

Every year, as September approaches, I feel like a first year teacher all over again; the task before me is suddenly daunting and overwhelming… Part of my teacher-anxiety this year is that I will not know my new assignment until … Continue reading

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August Reading for September Teaching

I am just beginning to read Book One of The Multigrade Classroom: A Resource for Small, Rural Schools. There are seven handbooks in this series; Book One is a review of the research on multigrade instruction. If you’d like to … Continue reading

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Multigrade-Friendly Format: K-7 Language Arts Learning Outcomes

In 2007 I created a multigrade-friendly format of the BC Language Arts curricula (Kindergarten to Grade 7). As a multigrade teacher, I felt I needed a resource that allowed me to see, at a glance, the expected development of individual … Continue reading

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