Archive for October, 2014

Parallel Parking Math

Posted: 23rd October 2014 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

Yesterday two colleagues, Jared Bennett and Gerry Smith, shared an interesting video. It’s worth the 45 seconds it will take to watch. Math Video Now, I am a pretty vocal proponent for the need for meaningful math in our classrooms. The phrase “Hey, let’s use the textbook to create a good math lesson” rarely, if […]

Mixing It Up

Posted: 14th October 2014 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

Today was a great morning. I got to sit down with some of the educators in our school and talk about our students and their needs and the educators in the building and their needs. I was initially worried because a few of our groupings of educators were a bit of a mish mash, due […]

Step Away From the Lite Brite Pattern

Posted: 6th October 2014 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

September is a funny time in a school. It is filled with fresh ideas and excited learners. However, it is also filled with ambivalence and tears, impossible problems and what I lovingly refer to as “start up glitches”. (The educators and learners in our school faced more than their share of start up glitches this […]