Retake Test Contract

I have a confession … my students haven’t been performing well on tests. It’s the beginning of the school year and the coursework will not…

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Vocabulary Development

The Frayer Model has been used on cards for years by teachers to help develop students’ vocabulary. I have found that students have a hard…

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Current Events

Now that I am teaching Social Studies (or Social Science as CPS calls it), I feel that it is only appropriate for a middle schooler…

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Problem of the Month

I think students should have an opportunity to be creative in Math class. Giving students a Problem of the Month (POM) allows for this creativity.…

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