Reflection

How I Used a Classroom Version of PBIS to Manage Classroom Behavior

A few years ago, I was presented with a set of classes that were somewhat challenging. All of my previous classroom management strategies just did not seem to work with this crew. I wrecked my brain (and the internet) to research other alternatives. As a high school teacher, I never shied away from using elementary …

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To Flip or Not To Flip?

After a year as a Curriculum Coach, I have decided to return to the classroom. I miss the students. I miss the feeling of accomplishment. I miss creating lesson plans and developing activities. I just miss teaching! The thing is, however, I am not only returning to the classroom in a new district but a …

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The Home Stretch

I am nearing the end of my my first year flipping and I am contemplating on changes I want to make during the upcoming year. I know the first thing I will do this summer will be to record my lessons with me in the video (following the FIZZ model from NC State). I currently …

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Vodcasts

So, I have been thinking a little bit about my vodcasts. Right now, they are either PowerPoints or Standard Deviant videos. I want to change the format and follow the FIZZ lecture board concept. Basically, the teacher will actually be in the videos using prepared lecture boards with content. I have to go find someone …

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