Permanent Certification KSA 4 - Teachers know there are many approaches to teaching and learning
I appreciate individual differences and believe all students can learn, albeit at different rates and in different ways.
- Creating our Class Creed (scroll down in this link to point #2 to see this)
- Student led Morning Meetings
- The implementation of Daily Five for language arts (see picture below)
- My Project Based Learning approach. (scroll down in this link to Unit plans)
I recognize students different learning styles and the different ways they learn and accommodate these differences in individuals and groups of students.
|Our Daily 5 Literacy Rotations. Students cross their names off with dry erase markers to choose their language arts activities for the day. Students must choose all five eventually in the course of a day or two and then we start all over.|
|Plasticine Word Work|
|Project Based Learning group project research|
|Group work doing hands-on science experiments to learn that sound is made through vibrations.|
And so to balance out these times:
We have these times:
|2-3 minute stretch breaks with "Maximo" from Go Noodle|
I know there is a fluidity of teaching and learning. I constantly monitor the effectiveness and appropriateness of my practices and students activities, and change them as needed.
photo of weekly plans
link back to Page 3 - contextual variables