Make the connection!

Make the connection!

When students ask the question “Why are we learning this?” I think it’s a valid one. What we teach in class should have some connection to the students’ futures and it’s super important kids see those connections. Our district teamed up...
Updating the Curriculum

Updating the Curriculum

My mind is already thinking about all the changes for next year! My school district is making great steps toward a new curriculum and I thought I would share a sneak peek. Add Interculturality Standards We all know the language competencies are important, but how well...
The Real Test

The Real Test

While data and proficiency ratings mean a lot to me (and my district), they do not necessarily thrill students. It’s that time of year when students are preparing for finals (we’re on trimester schedule) and most are tired of tests, a little burnt out, and...