You can love assessing and so can your students. I promise! Not only am I going to tell you how, but I have some freebies and amazing offers that are going to make it oh so easy for you to get started. Plus . . . you could win big . . . I mean like REALLY BIG. One of the staple activities in many of my morning work sets is what I call Link and Learn activities. You know those plastic links that you have lying around your math cupboard. Those links that you aren't quite sure how to use ... VIEW POST
When I love something, I want all my friends to know about it, and, when possible, I want to share it. If you despise paper-pencil assessments, then you have to try this . . . In fact, I love it so much, I want you to try it for FREE! Let me explain! THE ACTIVITY Hide and Seek is one of my best weapons for infusing recognition skills with fun. It's such a simple concept and my students NEVER ever tire of it. I mean . . . there are days when I'm like, "Seriously! You want to play this ... VIEW POST
It's the one thing about teaching that most teachers will tell you they dislike the most, but I'm here to tell you, I don't mind it so much anymore. I have a new appreciation for assessing--or I should say--on-going assessments! No I haven't fallen off the side of a cliff or hit my head on a rock, but there really is value to assessments that can tell me exactly where my students are at any given time...assessments that can help me differentiate instruction . . . assessments that can help ... VIEW POST
When I tell you that I'm part of an amazing give away, you have to believe me. I would never steer you wrong, and this time when I say HUGE, I mean really REALLY HUGE. ESGI is partnering up with me and 12 other amazing bloggers to bring you 13 Days of Giveaways! Each day for 12 days, you could win not only $50 worth of products from a bloggers store, but also a year's license to ESGI. You know how much I love ESGI, and I have blogged about them before. (You can see my post by clicking on ... VIEW POST
Alphabet Mats Are All 1/2 Today Only-Tuesday, July 14th!