Escape rooms in the Classroom

Have you ever been to an escape room? Escape rooms are great addition in your classroom. What is an escape room? If you’ve never been to an escape room, they are an entertainment experience in which you and your team of people, somewhere between 2 and 6 is appropriate, solve puzzles in order to escapeContinue reading “Escape rooms in the Classroom”

When a Colleague is Absent….

There are 3 kinds of coworkers…… The ones who largely ignore it when you are absent. “Oh, you were sick?” The ones who resent your absence. They are actively rude to your sub. “I don’t know what she wants you to do with her classes. You should call her.” They refuse to help your students.Continue reading “When a Colleague is Absent….”

Late days & Getting Dinner Done

I worked late today. There was an assembly today and students came during my lunch for extra help so I wound up not having any prep time today. I had a ton of papers to grade and hadn’t done any planning or setting up for tomorrow yet. The sun was setting when I left workContinue reading “Late days & Getting Dinner Done”

Mass and Volume hands on activities

Whatever you are, be a good one. — Abraham Lincoln It’s President’s Day. And a 3 day weekend! Most of you are probably relaxing or getting errands done for the week ahead. I spent the morning writing a seriously fantastic mass and volume unit for my resource room 8th graders. I’ll start the unit withContinue reading “Mass and Volume hands on activities”