Sue Hall is a librarian at Fabra Elementary School in Boerne, TX.
Karen and Terry talk about the “Theme Contest” and how they use it as a Classroom Management Tool.
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Karen and Terry discuss how they use “Fairy Tales on Trial” for project based learning and a way to encourage creativity and confidence.
To learn more about Fairy Tales on Trial click this link.
In this episode Karen and Terry discuss how they use figurative language to re-enforce positive character traits.
For examples of figurative language posters, click this link.
Karen and Terry continue their discussion on the need to develop a “Gritty Kid” mentality in your students by stressing work ethic, accountability and perseverance.
For more information regarding Theme Contest, click on this link.
Karen and Terry are back with more discussion on why it is so important to train your students for self-control. In this episode they talk about the impact of a safe learning environment and what that means in the classroom and for student engagement.
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Karen and Terry team up to talk about the importance of teaching your students self control. They discuss various tools and techniques that they have used to teach self control as a way to achieve a self-managed classroom.
You can check out the Classroom Mastery web side by clicking on the link.
Or check out the Creating The Self Managed Classroom on Amazon.
Introducing Dr. GG
Frances Gonzalez-Garcia, Ph.D., is a children’s and literacy advocate that has been in the education sector for 18 years with experience including that of a classroom teacher, Master Reading Teacher, District Job Embedded Trainer, Adjunct Instructor, Reading Clinic Assistant, Reading Specialist and Independent Educational Consultant.
Currently, Dr. Gonzalez-Garcia serves as the K-5 ELAR and Dyslexia Coordinator for Boerne Independent School District working in collaborative efforts with district Content Coordinators, Special Education/504 Directors, K-12 teachers and administrators, Literacy Leaders, Dyslexia Specialists and community members.
She is an active presenter for local, state and national conferences and has been recognized for her efforts in education by being named the national recipient of the International Literacy Association/MyOn Legends in Literacy Award along with being the state recipient of the H.E.B. Excellence in Education Award in Elementary Leadership.
Her professional interests include multiple metacognitive approaches, dyslexia, technology, reading/writing motivation, teacher education and leadership education.
Twitter handle: @FrancesLGarcia
Website: Trinity Elite Education & Co. www.trinityeliteeducation.com
International Literacy Association (ILA)
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development (ASCD)
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
International Society for Technology (ISTE)
Top 30 Favorite Twitter Handles to Follow in Education:
- Nell Duke @nellduke
- Douglas Fisher @DFISHERSDSU
- Alec Couros @courosa
- George Couros @gcouros
- Alan November @globalearner
- Sir Ken Robinson @SirKenRobinson
- Alfie Kohn @alfiekohn
- Harvey “Smokey” Daniels @smokeylit
- Laura Robb @LRobbTeacher
- Nancy Steineke @nsteineke
- Peter Dewitt @PeterMDeWitt
- Todd Whittaker @ToddWhitaker
- Tony Wagner @DrTonyWagner
- Michael Fullan @MichaelFullan
- Jim Knight @jimknight99
- Linda Darling-Hammon @LDH_ed
- Steven W. Anderson @web20classroom
- Jennifer Gonzalez @cultofpedagogy
- Todd Nesloney @TechNinjaTodd
- Scott McLeod @mcleod
- Joyce Valenz @joycevalenza
- Kasey Bell @ShakeUpLearning
- Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher
- Tony Vincent @tonyvincent
- Cris Tovani @ctovani
- Jana Eschevarria @Jechev
- Penny Kittle @pennykittle
- Troy Hicks @hickstro
- Jennifer Seravallo @JSeravallo
- Regie Routman @regieroutman
In this episode Terry Owens talks to Miriam Martinez about her journey into teaching and her role bringing technology into the classroom.
Miriam on her story: