Classroom Tours

Aug 8, 2016

Janice Smith

We always feel so lucky when visiting new schools and networks because we get to see SO. MANY. classrooms in such a short amount of time.  I find myself frantically taking pictures of all the new & interesting ideas I see on the walls, and when time permits (which sadly is not often enough), we […]

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Physical Space in a MS Math Classroom

Jul 10, 2015

Janice Smith

Last week’s Video of the Week was one video from a collection titled ‘Physical Space in a MS Literacy Classroom’, so this week we’ve put together a collection for you from one of our favorite middle school Math classrooms.  It probably won’t surprise you that the title of the collection is ‘Physical Space in a […]

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Physical Space in a Literacy Classroom

Jul 6, 2015

Janice Smith

During the summer we often spend a lot of time thinking about both our long term academic plans for the year, as well as our classroom culture and physical space.  So this week we’ve created a brand new Collection for you (live on the site!) called ‘Physical Space in a  Literacy Classroom’.  We think this […]

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Doing Math Like a Boss

Jul 28, 2014

Janice Smith

As we’re ramping up for the beginning of the school year, there are many things that we know you all are preparing; one of which is the physical components of your classroom.  How you’ll set up your desks, where students will sit on the rug, the setup of your board, along with what you will put […]

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The Living Textbook

May 19, 2014

Janice Smith

In preparation for the launch of our Teacher Onboarding Module next month (more information soon!), we’ve been filming a lot of classroom tours.  We know that how you decorate your classroom is a whole lot more than just picking up some catchy posters at your local teacher store, and we’re aiming to get behind the […]

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