How do you support different learning styles?

As teachers, we are always asked this pertinent question. It's a valid one.  Many times as educators and parents, we bend over backward to ensure that our students feel and know our support.  Educators know that these supports can come in all shapes and sizes. Personally, I prefer to keep it simple.  My sanity as a …

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Why do I teach with CI?

Students need to know they can do whatever it is that they set their minds to.  They also need to know that it takes work to reach any goal.  But in my eyes, usually, they don't need to be told any of this explicitly.  Our job is to set them up for success and then …

This I believe…

Many of you know that I was diagnosed with a few minor "learning disabilities" in 8th grade.  I am very open about it as a parent and an educator.  In various ways, this diagnosis helped me to figure out who I am and what I need as a learner.  IMPORTANT stuff, for sure.  It has made …

Splice it!

Ok, those of us who follow the fantastically awesome La Maestra Loca (aka Annabelle Allen) on social media know that she is one rad teacher.  She has tips for days!!!  She told me about this one today and I am loving it!  She uses it for sub plans.... pure genius.  Splice helps you to string together videos from …