L’enseignant intentionnel

L’enseignant intentionnel

L'enseignant intentionnel (The Intentional Teacher) Last week Vanessa Perez invited me to observe how she introduces new vocabulary to her French 1 students.  As I watched, I identified strategies Vanessa implemented to help her students make gains in language acquisition.  This had me thinking... If these strategies help her students learn and understand French, they [...]

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When Students Take Charge

When Students Take Charge

Sometimes teachers need to just step aside and allow students to take charge of their learning experiences.  I know it is hard.  When teachers ask questions they expect to see student hands begin popping up. Scanning the classroom, the hardest part should be deciding who among the eager faces you should call on, right?  In [...]

Explore, Question, Discover

Explore, Question, Discover

The best part of my role as Hart High School's Instructional Coach is that I am able to observe other teachers in action, learn from them and then bring the information to all of you so that we all benefit!  In a way, I explore, question, and discover...the very same way our science teachers lead [...]