I was tutoring last night and as I was getting ready to leave, the student told me, "thank you helping me learn". This made my entire week. I have been tutoring her since April and I love watching her make progress.
I came across this quote during a Twitter chat this week...
Relationships are SO important in teaching. Teachers need to form relationships with their students, parents, staff members, and the community. Our classrooms rely on these relationships in order to succeed. You want to nurture these relationships from the beginning instead of trying to get to know these people only when problems arise.
I have seen pictures of these chevron composition books all summer. I tried going to my Walgreens and looking online... no luck. Does anyone know if they only sell them during the back to school sale? I NEED these!
I came across this FREEBIE as I was reading Catherine's blog post. In her blog post she talks about her school's math night. When talking to parents about the Common Core, we need to make sure we are speaking in parent-friendly terms. This freebie breaks down some common phrases that may be used in a primary classroom during math.
This weekend I am getting out of Ohio for some much needed family time. I get to see both of my grandparents. Yay!
What are you doing for Labor Day weekend?
Off to watch Shark Tank soon... have a great weekend!