This week in our classrooms: Settling In

I am just starting my second week of school, and Morgan is on her third. The amount of changes that have happened in our classrooms is a bit wild. As any teacher knows, the 'settling in' can take all of September but by October, everyone tends to find their rhythm and the room and routine…

This week in our classrooms: Set Up

Because I've never taught in the same room or even in the same grade twice, classroom setup always feels like a crap shoot. Maybe it'll work great and inspire kids to work hard and collaborate. Maybe it'll be garbage and I'll have to spend my whole weekend changing everything. This year I'm feeling OK about…