Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

December 13th, 2018

Behind the Scenes: Matilda Teacher Feature: Natalie Baker Why did you become a music teacher? Musical Theater, singing and dance have always been my passions and it is incredible to teach a subject that lets me share subjects that I love with my students. Essentially, we get to play and enjoy having fun exploring the Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

December 4th, 2018

K/1 Multiage Teacher Feature: Virginia Buelvas Virginia Buelvas Tell me about where you are from and a little about your family. I don’t think people are from a place but from a home. So, I am from a big family with a brave mom. I came to the States with my husband and have been Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window into the Classroom

December 4th, 2018

Preschool: Pets & Farms Teacher Feature: Mishel Vatoussis Mishel, thanks for sitting down with me. To get started, you have an art degree? How are you using it in your classroom? We do a great deal of art projects, painting and color mixing of primary colors. Drawing is also a big part of our classroom. Read More »

Weekly Feature: Admin Feature

November 30th, 2018

Admin Feature: Becca Hollis Where did you grow up?  I grew up in a small, small town in northern Wisconsin called Eagle River – lots of trees and lots of lakes. My time was often spent on the lake or adventuring in the snow. I’m always asked about the winters and yes, there is a Read More »

Word on the Curb: Kovics Family

November 30th, 2018

Parents, where are you from? My husband, Jarrett, is from New York, NY and I [Melissa] am from Dallas, Texas. What is/are your occupation? Jarrett is in Finance and has a coffee company… Melissa is a dance teacher/choreographer and works with horses. What hobbies do you enjoy? I enjoy being with animals, dancing, hiking, and Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

November 20th, 2018

Window Into the Classroom: Familia Thanksgiving Lunch Teacher Feature: Ismara Maidyd de la Asunción Partidas Aguilar Hola Ismara, thanks for taking the time to sit down with me. Can you start off by saying a few things about yourself?  Hola! Yes, my name is Ismara Maidyd de la Asunción Partidas Aguilar, I was born in Caracas, on Read More »

Word On the Curb: Schertz

November 19th, 2018

Parents, where are you from? Kelly: Matt is from Virginia and I grew up in Maine. What is/are your occupations? Kelly: Matt is an associate professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at UM, where he teaches ethics, philosophy of education and elementary social studies methods. Matt also works as a herpetologist at MPG Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

November 14th, 2018

Window Into the Classroom: Aftercare MIS’ aftercare program is a drop-in program that continues the Spanish Immersion program and provides students with a healthy snack, outdoor time, a study hall for those who desire AND a twice-weekly art club with Loryn our art teachers. ​ Teacher Feature: John Avila Where did you grow up and how Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

November 7th, 2018

Teacher Feature: Linda Gazzola In short, how would you describe the way you teach math?  In the IB, all teachers are considered language teachers. I love linguistics and learning about language and I enjoy incorporating it into my teaching. Math is often compared to a language and I work hard to help my students understand Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

November 2nd, 2018

Window Into the Classroom: “I’m trying to incorporate more visible thinking routines into my classroom. We’ve practiced KWHLQ charts. These help us when we’re beginning a topic of study to find out our previous understandings, what we’d like to know and how we might find out the answers to our burning questions. I also jigsaw my students in Read More »

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