My favorite things?
1. My computer classes and my computer lab are SO number one at the moment. I've been telling my friends that I'm never going to go back to the stress of a "content" class with testing, test scores and all that jazz. One day, I took pictures of all my students (about 140 of them) and then we did fun green screen backgrounds! My kids are all happy to come to my class and I just love it! It's nice to see after my hellish year last year.
2. My husband and I are Dancing with the Stars junkies. We've been watching since season 4 and we even got to go to a taping last year. (SO FUN!) We're excited about this All-Star season coming up.
3. My new lesson planning format that I made I just LOVE! It has everything that I need all in one place. Now that my principal checks our plans = stress! It's nice to have something that he's okay with and I don't have to write out 7 step plans everyday.
In my previous post, I asked about people wanting to do a book study for Teach like a Champion. It seems like there's a fair amount of interest and I'm sure it will grow once we get started.
I was thinking that we could pick a strategy a week to focus on - like No Opt Out and then on Saturday discuss how the strategy worked during that week in our classroom. Does that work? Any ideas? Let me know in the comments? (PS - I got emails and comments, so I thought it would be easier to reply to everyone back here! :) ) It should be easy to keep up with - the strategy sections are small and we can keep up with one topic a week. If bloggers want to jump in or out we can do it at any time. Also, I think I have some people that want to participate, but don't blog... I think you can just comment on my original post? That could work, or I could host all your comments on my blog too.
Maybe, I would set up the inlinkz for each week, so readers can jump around and see how the strategies were used in different classroom settings?
Feedback? Still want to join? Let me know in the comments!