Monday, August 8, 2011

Top 3 Linky Party





Simply 2nd Resources is hosting a Top 3 Linky Party.  What are the top 3 things that I want to work on this year?  I'm not sure I could stop at 3!  But here goes...

1.  Guided Math - My district decided not to go with a math program last year and it was disastrous.  Although, I do agree that what we had was not meeting the state standards and a change was necessary.  The difficult part was that we were given the standards and a timeline that was mandatory...that's it.  While we all made it through, I decided that it was not good enough so I read Debbie Diller's Math Work Stations.  What an awesome read!  I knew it was exactly what I needed and I hope that I can make it work for the students AND for my sanity!
Math Work Stations: Independent Learning You Can Count On, K-2

2. Technology - I was fortunate enough to obtain an old SmartBoard.  I don't care care how old it is, I'm just SOOO happy to have one!  I took a SmartBoard class this summer and I can't wait to use the lessons I've both purchased and created.  The Smart Lesson Stop has wonderful lessons.

3.  Morning Meeting - Never did it but I have been inspired by Christina Bainbridge and really want to give it a try.  Check out her site for more information.  She's a fantastically organized teacher!


2 comments:

  1. I found your blog through the linky party. Another great site for Smartboard lessons is Lesson Plan Exchange...

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  2. Love it! Thanks for linking up! Good luck this year.

    Becca
    Simply 2nd Resources

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