Ahoy, Have Anchor Charts Gone A Stray?

Anchor Chart Traits Very Visual for ESL students. Created by Teachertrap.com. What is the first thing you do when you walk into a room for the first time? Take a visual scan of the room. Gather information around you to get a "feel" for what is going on. As an instructional coach I do the … Continue reading Ahoy, Have Anchor Charts Gone A Stray?

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Transforming Teachers as the Caterpillar becomes the Butterfly

We teach our students┬áthe wondrous process by which a caterpillar morphs into a butterfly. Eric Carle tells the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Readers begin the journey as an egg. The very hungry caterpillar stuffs itself with various kinds of fruit, then discovers delightful, sinful snacks. He grows plumper and longer through a series … Continue reading Transforming Teachers as the Caterpillar becomes the Butterfly