The adage-Students don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care is especially true in the Desert Southwest. Building relationships with your students is vital for their personal and intellectual growth, especially in Yuma. Some students lack opportunities to interact in a positive manner with adults outside of their school environment. As a teacher in Yuma County, your approach with students is the key to their future success. Many students spend more time a
August has now zoomed passed and we are welcoming in September! Students enter our classrooms and together, we begin to have a year of learning and high expectations. Our partnerships don’t end. This year, I would like to include this monthly newsletter to share methods and strategies, highlight classrooms, instruction, great strategies, apps, and upcoming events. Spheres of Control/Influence Ever feel overwhelmed with a laundry list of things to do both in the classroom and
Often we forget just how much Personalized Learning needs organization. Mr. Minnick’s 5th grade class at Palmcroft School uses Zearn through ClassFlow to provide a flow and guide for his students to work through Zearn on an independent basis. Keeping this in mind, Mr. Minnick posts this screen for his class. Then students work according to their standing on Zearn.