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Posts Made By: kreeves
Board: ARCHIVE 07-29-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By kreeves
Rounding Help

I use this one with my kids:

Four or below, let it go
Five or above, give it a shove

Lots of great ideas here!
Board: Math & Science 10-21-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 26
 
Posted By kreeves
Videos on teaching integer concepts

The Virginia DOE has created videos for teaching various math concepts for middle school math instructors. Follow this link:

http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/middle-math-strategies/

and then go...
Board: Middle School/Jr High (6-8) 08-13-2007, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By kreeves
hazeleyesinnc - could you...?

Hazeleyesinnc,

Would you mind sharing what your lesson plan page looks like? I'm having a hard time envisioning how to fit one whole week to one page. If you could do that, it would be very...
Board: ARCHIVE 08-13-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By kreeves
Re: Word Study/Words Their Way Question

How do you make sure that you only have, say, 3-4 groups at any given time? So that it doesn't get completely out of hand management-wise for the teacher, it seems that you need 3-4 groups in which...
Board: ARCHIVE 08-12-2007, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By kreeves
Word Study/Words Their Way Question

I have a question about something with Word Study and am hoping that someone can help clear up my confusion. I am confused about how it works when kids move from one group to another.

If a student...
Board: ARCHIVE 08-05-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 24
 
Posted By kreeves
Confusion...can someone clarify??

ColoradoTeach mentioned assessing the kids often so that they can be regrouped in different levles as needed. I am confused about how it works when kids move from one group to another.

If a...
Board: Middle School/Jr High (6-8) 08-03-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By kreeves
Lesson Planning Question

For those of you who teach the same subject multiple times in a day, I am wondering how you handle this with your lesson plans.

For instance, I will be teaching three blocks of math each day, and...
Board: Middle School/Jr High (6-8) 08-03-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By kreeves
How do you handle makeup work?

I am wondering how other middle school teachers handle makeup work when students miss days of school. Anyone have any ideas they would like to share? I'd very much appreciate it! :)
Board: ARCHIVE 07-22-2007, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By kreeves
Could someone explain...

I am confused about how it works when kids move from one group to another as well as how it works when kids are excused for a week as bonpar practiced.

If a student moves from his/her group to...
Board: ARCHIVE 04-15-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 40
 
Posted By kreeves
My two cents worth...

So I haven't finished reading this whole page yet, but I couldn't help but think of this comparison when everyone keeps talking about how we ARE professionals and, therefore, should dress as such.
...
Board: Writing & Language Arts 04-15-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
 
Posted By kreeves
My teacher put it to a song...

I remember learning prepositions in 6th grade and my teacher helped us learn a bunch of prepositions by putting them to the tune of "Jingle Bells"...I think another teacher used the Gilligan's Island...
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 04-14-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By kreeves
Or maybe Guiding Readers...?

Maybe Guiding Readers by Fountas and Pinnell would be a better one?

Hope someone can HELP who has read these books!!!
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 04-14-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By kreeves
Reading Essentials or Reading with Meaning?

So, I am looking for one really good read about teaching reading. I know that teaching reading gets way more complex than "one good read," but I really need to find a book that will boost my...
Board: ARCHIVE 03-25-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By kreeves
Everyday Math

Having tutored math for several years, I have an observation to make about the Everyday Math program.

Someone else on here mentioned that is is somewhat "unorthodox", which I also found to be...
Board: Units of Study 02-19-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By kreeves
How lucky, Kate!

How lucky you all have been to have the staff member there to give you all examples and guide you through! I wish I could order these materials and go ahead and start planning things for the units,...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 02-18-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By kreeves
I'm such a chicken...

I am TERRIFIED of needles and bloodtests, which is why I was trying to get a positive before going to see the doctor. I hate to go through the whole blood test thing only to get a negative and then...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 02-18-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By kreeves
Pregnant? Need some input from others

Hi all...I have a question for those of you who have ever been pregnant.

My last period started on January 3, meaning my next one should have started somewhere around the first of February. It...
Board: Future Teachers 02-18-2007, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By kreeves
What I did...

During my student teaching, I taught in third grade and had 70 students' names to learn, as well. They switched classes, so I made it a point to never let them in/out of the room during this switch...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 02-17-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By kreeves
Thanks, Erilynn!

Thank you for posting about your experiences with the whole anxiety thing. I feel so frustrated sometimes because, while I am on Lexapro, I still find that I am having the chestpains for what seems...
Board: Units of Study 02-17-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By kreeves
So about the intermediate program...

Is the intermediate program not as good?
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 02-15-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By kreeves
Erilynn, how do you...

handle the anxiety attacks? I also suffer from them and can't seem to find the right way to deal. Just curious about what you've tried.
Board: Units of Study 02-15-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By kreeves
Program you use, BookMuncher

So I know you teach 1st grade so that kind of writing is AMAZING! I know there is a book about teaching writing by Lucy Calkins...is that what you used to guide your instruction? What is the name of...
Board: ARCHIVE 02-15-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 34
 
Posted By kreeves
Thanks, BookMuncher!

Thanks for the book recommendations! I had heard some about Reading Essentials, but wasn't sure what the main theory of it was. I'll have to add that one to my "Must-Reads" list! :)
Board: ARCHIVE 02-13-2007, 05:41 PM
Replies: 34
 
Posted By kreeves
I've been following...

I've been following this thread and I am really interested in the discussion you all are having. I am currently reading Strategies that Work and then would like to order and read Mosaic of Thought...
Board: ARCHIVE 02-07-2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By kreeves
Glad everything is okay!

I'm glad to hear that you are safe and sound, first of all! What a bummer of a way to start out your work week!!!

I, too, have always wondered about these "emergency plans" that teachers are...



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