Tag Archives: open sourcing

Good morning! Malo tau ma’u e pongipongi ni! (Open Sourcing My Classroom)

During the months of August to December, I had the honor of having a teacher candidate (also known as a student teacher) from Stanford University’s School of Education in my classroom three days a week. While I didn’t keep my … Continue reading

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Open Sourcing update.

To make this simple, I fell away from updating once the school year began, due to the ridiculousness that is teaching. I tried to implement the very limited feedback I got on open sourcing my classroom, but fell from that … Continue reading

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Writer’s Workshop (Open Souring My Classroom)

Sitting in my professional development on Writer’s Workshop and I’m thinking about how I have taught writing in my classroom in the past. I feel I have taught and developed a couple of units a year decently well, but have … Continue reading

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Closing Circle (Open Sourcing My Classroom)

Onto part two of my open source project: Closing Circle. Closing Circle is the end of every day, where we sit back on the carpet in a circle and share our reflections on the day. First, I open the floor … Continue reading

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Morning Meeting (Open Sourcing My Classroom)

In my last post, I said I’m trying to open source my classroom. Today’s entry is my first attempt to seek your input on my classroom structures: Morning Meeting. Before Morning Meeting we have breakfast in the classroom every day. … Continue reading

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Open Sourcing My Classroom

In the weeks since ISTE and the Stanford d.school teacher workshop, I’ve been reading Michael Lewis’s books Moneyball and The New New Thing. Moneyball looks at Billy Beane, the Oakland A’s, and getting the most out of every dollar spent. … Continue reading

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