|What's going on in Mr. Solarz' Class?||
This week's theme:
We all know that students learn better & enjoy school more when we utilize our PIRATE skills. What else can we do as PIRATEs to improve student learning and happiness in the classroom?
Q1 - When we appropriately challenge our students, they are more likely to be engaged & motivated. How do you set high expectations? #tlap
Q2 - Each student need to know they are cared for by their teacher. What do you do to show your students that you care for them? #tlap
Q3 - Students need to feel comfortable with each other to take risks & work together. How do you create a collaborative community? #tlap
Q4 - Students feel more comfortable in a classroom with consistent rules & expectations. Describe your classroom management style. #tlap
Q5 - Some teachers do the same things year after year even when improvements could be made. Describe how you reflect, improve & grow? #tlap
Q6 - Being prepared & organized saves time & maintains student focus. Explain to others what you do to stay prepared & organized. #tlap
Q7 - Teachers experience many ups & downs daily! How do you protect your ego during down times & stay humble during the good times? #tlap
Teach Like a Pirate
An amazing book by Dave Burgess that helps teachers design creative lessons that engage students and make school fun.