Day 7: System Schema

I really should have been documenting what happened since Day 1, but it’s been such an overwhelming ride. I think today was the first day I actually felt great about what I’m doing. The first couple weeks included more than a few breakdowns. As we all know, Mrs. F is a brilliant educator and oneContinue reading “Day 7: System Schema”

Day 23- Test and Forces

Last year, my colleage,¬†Mrs. Freudenberg, did an activity with the students using materials and ideas from Kelly O’Shea (@kellyoshea)and Brian Frank¬†(@brianwfrank). Unfortunately, I had a family emergency to take care of, so I don’t even have the memory of doing this activity. With it being my first time, there were a bunch of questions thatContinue reading “Day 23- Test and Forces”

Day 16- Acceleration Intro

Whoa! I’m not a fan of the class days where I have to do a lot of talking and explaining. The students get bored, everyone gets restless staying in their seats. The discussion was totally worth it. First, we asked the students to draw something fast and slow. We got a lot of fast raceContinue reading “Day 16- Acceleration Intro”