Posted in November 2011

Introduction to Programming for HS with #Scratch @scratchteam

First trimester introduction to programming was amazing! My class was so interested in everything that I taught them. They wanted to learn what I wanted to teach them – and then some. I decided to use Scratch to begin things (for about 2 months). The student had no prior programming experience at all. Most of my students were sophomores. … Continue reading

Putting Students in Charge of Exam Review

It’s exam time at my school. We’re on trimesters – so it’s already time for the dreaded exam :) This year, I have a class set of iPads. One of my main goals for the year is to get students teaching students – and me being more of a facilitator in the classroom rather than … Continue reading

Writing with errors > a blank page!

I must admit, I often don’t blog because I’m scared. I’m a perfectionist – which is something I’m not always proud of. And I’m NOT a writer! Numbers are my strongpoint, not words! I am one of those math people that actually likes writing, though. I know it’s not my strength, but I like to … Continue reading