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HOPE Standard Reflection- Meeting the Varied Instructional Needs of 1st Grade Mathematicians

P2- PRACTICE DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION To me, the second HOPE principal of best practice means assessing, planning, and being child-emergent to meet the various needs of students.  Tomlinson and Allan (2000), foundational researchers, describe differentiated instruction (DI) as the act of  accommodating … Continue reading

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An Extracurricular Observation: Reflection on Parent Teacher Conferences

  During week ten of my internship I had the opportunity to sit-in on four parent-teacher conferences.  I gained a wealth of insight into the collaboration process of parents and teachers to build a strong bridge between home and school. … Continue reading

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Teacher Observation #1- My Mentor Teacher has Withitness

More than a month into school, and I am struck by how busy life in the K/1 world is.  My mentor teacher and the rest of the teacher team have been focused on getting the children comfortable with new expectations … Continue reading

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