Dressed for the Occasion

I forget what the specific goal was, but the grade 1’s were attempting to read a certain number of books by the end of the school year. I visited their classes often and was monitoring their progress. At one point I announced to the students, “If you reach your goal, I will do some cartwheels… Continue reading Dressed for the Occasion

A Fish Story

My friend Al retired a few years ahead of me. He taught elementary school. He kept fish in his classroom and loved to teach his students about fish aquaculture. He decided he was going to show his grade 5’s a fish dissection. He had two large trout and, before class, dissected one of them. His… Continue reading A Fish Story