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Posts Made By: booklust
Board: BusyBoard 07-01-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By booklust
I finally found one I like!

After using Envisions 2.0 for a couple years in the middle school, our 6th grade piloted Illustrative Math by Open Up Resources after reading about its high rating. This is a FREE math curriculum. We...
Board: BusyBoard 05-23-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
 
Posted By booklust
My district is made up of one K-8 school in rural...

My district is made up of one K-8 school in rural NH. We have about 225 students. Tiny district!
Board: The VENT 02-26-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By booklust
The parent who balks at the $5 student...

The parent who balks at the $5 student contribution toward the field trip and requests the school cover the fee, but sends student in with a $20 bill for the gift shop. (Even though it was stated...
Board: BusyBoard 10-09-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By booklust
Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald

Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald
Board: BusyBoard 08-17-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By booklust
Maniac Magee-so much to talk about

Maniac Magee-so much to talk about
Board: BusyBoard 04-07-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By booklust
K-8 school Students are in the classroom from...

K-8 school
Students are in the classroom from 7:40-2:45.
Board: BusyBoard 01-23-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By booklust
Journey North offers several projects. It sounds...

Journey North offers several projects. It sounds like you're referring to the Mystery Class project. I've done this many times over the years. It's an amazing experience and so worth the time. What...
Board: BusyBoard 07-24-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By booklust
I hate using paper and for 20+ years now I've...

I hate using paper and for 20+ years now I've been stapling fabric to my bulletin boards. No wrinkles if you stretch it slightly as you staple. I only put staples at the edges and then cover the...
Board: BusyBoard 07-21-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By booklust
I did this several years ago with 4th graders. I...

I did this several years ago with 4th graders. I remember making stuffed grapes leaves with the kids in our school kitchen. In addition we served olives, grapes, pita bread and hummus and probably a...
Board: BusyBoard 05-04-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By booklust
Our 6th grade ELA period is 85 minutes daily, 5...

Our 6th grade ELA period is 85 minutes daily, 5 days/week. In addition, students have a daily 25 minute independent reading period.
Board: BusyBoard 04-28-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By booklust
Still there...

click on an article to open it and a list of available lexile levels is in the right-hand margin.
Board: BusyBoard 04-01-2017, 04:33 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By booklust
Our middle school went from having two 45-minutes...

Our middle school went from having two 45-minutes periods, one for reading and one for language arts to one 85-minute ELA block this year. I love having the two combined into a longer block (even...
Board: BusyBoard 03-04-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By booklust
The Winter People by Joseph Bruchac. More...

The Winter People by Joseph Bruchac. More challenging than Sign of the Beaver but full of action and suspense. The students, especially boys, enjoy this one.
Board: BusyBoard 12-29-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By booklust
Teacherbee_4

Mystery Class: It's been about three years since I've done Mystery Class and in the past you had to sign up ahead of time. Now, it appears that you can just submit your guesses at the end. However, I...
Board: BusyBoard 12-29-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By booklust
Journey North's Mystery Class

Whenever I have a strong 5th or 6th grade class, I do Mystery Class with them. It's one of the Journey North programs (all are amazing) and it involves trying to find the location of 10 mystery...
Board: BusyBoard 09-05-2016, 01:03 AM
Replies: 32
 
Posted By booklust
Students arrive at 7:30, sent to classrooms at...

Students arrive at 7:30, sent to classrooms at 7:40, and class begins at 7:45. Dismissal is at 2:45. We're a K-8 school.

My own sons (high and middle school) catch the bus at 6:30 for a one hour...
Board: BusyBoard 08-22-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 21
 
Posted By booklust
Our subs get $75/day, and we have a hard time...

Our subs get $75/day, and we have a hard time finding subs. Often we have to get creative and cobble coverage together using paras and teachers giving up preps to cover each other's classes. We do...
Board: Middle School/Jr High (6-8) 08-20-2016, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By booklust
We too have just adopted this program and are...

We too have just adopted this program and are feeling frustrated over the lack of info about it. Our middle school training isn't until the beginning of October!!! I went to our school's Envision...
Board: BusyBoard 08-02-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By booklust
I have it!

And, I love it. I've used it daily for the last 4 years. (Mine is not HD) It works beautifully, though I occasionally need to put it on a thick book to raise it a bit higher.
Board: BusyBoard 06-09-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By booklust
Coopsgrammy, Did anyone at Boot Camp say if the...

Coopsgrammy, Did anyone at Boot Camp say if the ability to post assignments to individuals or small groups, rather than the whole class, will be an upcoming update? This has been a deal breaker for...
Board: BusyBoard 06-05-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By booklust
As a middle school ELA teacher, I struggle...

As a middle school ELA teacher, I struggle mightily with this too. We currently use letter grades based on percentages, but I never feel like it's an accurate representation of what they know and can...
Board: The VENT 06-04-2016, 03:33 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By booklust
Already happening... ...

Already happening...

http://www.badassteacher.org/
Board: BusyBoard 05-28-2016, 04:34 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By booklust
I've used these at various times with 4th and 5th...

I've used these at various times with 4th and 5th grades.

Blood on the River: James Town, 1607 by Elisa Carbone
Daniel at the Siege of Boston 1776 by Laurie Calkhoven
George Washington's Socks...
Board: BusyBoard 04-11-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By booklust
I've been on single overnight trips with 4th...

I've been on single overnight trips with 4th grade (no extra pay) and week-long environmental camp trips with middle school students (also no extra pay!) In addition, the teachers had to organize and...
Board: BusyBoard 03-24-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By booklust
When I read your post I was ready to recommend...

When I read your post I was ready to recommend The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles, but I see someone beat me to it. When I started teaching 4th grade 22 years ago, a veteran 4th grade teacher...



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