Browsing articles tagged with " elementary"
Aug
31
2015

Welcome Robbyn!

It’s not a small thing when someone chooses to leave their job and make their way to the hallowed halls of the Hodge Building here at 23rd and Lincoln. And yet, passionate educators continue to make the leap when their motivation and the circumstances intersect. We are just now at one of these intersections having […]

Apr
8
2015

TLIC Network Meeting Invitation

Apple by Stephen JB Thomas from The Noun Project

Teacher Leader and Instructional Coaches Network Quarterly Planning Meeting May 18, 2015 10:00 AM Edmond Administration Building Edmond, OK Host: Robbyn Glinsmann Robbyn.Glinsmann@edmondschools.net A small group of us have been working to get this network started and we are excited to grow the network. Who should come? If you are a teacher leader, even if […]

Mar
29
2015

Talking in Math Class – Oh My!

Talking in Math Class

Talk about math. Talk about anything you like about math. Talk about it anywhere, with anyone. Tell them why it’s great. Tell them how you think. Tell them how it surprises you, how it charms you, and how it all fits together. Kids Love to talk!  We talk about our reading, our writing, our science, […]

Jan
28
2015

Figure Me Out

Apple by Stephen JB Thomas from The Noun Project

I have a new obsession…. have you met Thinglink? You can make images interactive…the possibilities are blowing my mind! Below is a picture of a bulletin board in Mrs. Winthers class. I uploaded the photo onto the website and clicked on the picture, much like tagging a picture in Facebook, and I typed in more […]

Nov
13
2014

PASS Plus Resources ~ Elementary

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The long awaited resources… … well long if you were in one of the first sessions. Not so much if yours was this week! The tour is almost over. It is bittersweet to know we are wrapping up the PASS Plus Academies. It has been an amazing journey meeting educators around the state. You are […]

Oct
16
2014

Oklahoma Teacher Created Math Tasks

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We are currently doing workshops for Math and ELA across the state. One of the goals for my 3rd – 5th Grade Math session is that teachers work together to create Math Tasks that Promote Real Problem Solving and Reasoning. Once the workshops are over in November, I will focus on getting them all in […]

Jul
29
2014

Standards Companion Guides ~ Elementary

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Oklahoma’s Summer Consortium is a time set aside in the summer for educators to come together, brainstorm for and create resources they would use in their classrooms and then share those with the rest of the state. This year, with HB3399, the educators decided we needed a starter document to refresh our minds about PASS […]

Feb
14
2014

Top 10 Free Elementary Fraction Apps

The word “fractions” can immediately strike up fear in any elementary teacher or student.  The topic has been very misunderstood because of preconceived notions that students will never really understand it, so fractions were never really given a fair chance to be understood through conceptual and hands-on teaching.  With the new Oklahoma Academic Standards, it […]

Jul
28
2013

Elementary Wikispace is Live!

At the recent OSDE July Convening, a group of amazing elementary educators came together to analyze the needs of OKMath Teachers. This work was a continuation of the great work done in May, where the K-5 Emphasis Documents were developed. (See below.) Recognizing the need for many more resources, the team decided to divide their […]