Since I will be in the classroom 40% this year to enable me to spend 60% of my time throughout the district in technology, my teaching partner and I got to spend the first two weeks together. This way the students could get to know us both as we established our classroom procedures. I am so fortunate to have such a great teaching partner! Mrs. Ibrahim came up with a great idea to introduce students to the various disciplines they will be studying this year.
|Mrs. Little and Mrs. Ibrahim|
|Students find highlighted words in their math book.|
|Highlighted words were added to the circle map.|
|Students are timed as they work at each table.|
Now here is the cool part! Mrs. Ibrahim created a wiki where students will share their learning throughout the year. There is a different page on the wiki for each discipline. It is just the bare bones right now with empty spaces from A-Z, but by the end of the year students will have added the meaning to the vocabulary words in that particular discipline. Our learning won't just be in our heads, but on the Internet for others to see! The wiki can be found at:
|The bold words from the textbooks are being added by 2nd and 3rd grade students to this page. |
Students will add the meaning of the words as they learn them throughout the year.
|Here are the subject areas that students are adding words and meanings to throughout the year.|