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I have been teaching middle school math since 2004. My principal was recently transferred to our local high school and she invited me to go with her. My situation: I will have the same 3 groups of students for 2 classes on a block schedule. A day will be Algebra 1. B day will be remedial math. Its a C graded school with a blue collar demographic and apathy is rampant. Academically, I will be getting the lowest of the low. Level 1's and low level 2's on a 5 level system where a 3 is considered passing. I will have them for 83 minutes each day. This is overkill considering I am probably dealing with limited attention spans. Was thinking of three different 20 minute activities each day followed by a 5 minute break. So 6 different activities over a 2 days period. I need something that can be done quietly without teacher assistance during the first 15 minutes of class so I can do daily remediation with the 4 or 5 students who scored the lowest on a twice weekly assessment. Basically, I need...See More
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Kathy I have a block schedule similar to yours and teacher special education math (so very low skills). I would recommend using stations so you have students working independently for short amount of time (15-20 minutes) and it allows you to work 1-1 with students. Here is a great post to help you get started Hope it helps: https://www.prealgebrateachers...See More
May 27
Kathy I have a block schedule similar to yours and teacher special education math (so very low skills). I would recommend using stations so you have students working independently for short amount of time (15-20 minutes) and it allows you to work 1-1 with students. Here is a great post to help you get started Hope it helps: https://www.prealgebrateachers...See More
May 27
Kathy I have a block schedule similar to yours and teacher special education math (so very low skills). I would recommend using stations so you have students working independently for short amount of time (15-20 minutes) and it allows you to work 1-1 with students. Here is a great post to help you get started Hope it helps: https://www.prealgebrateachers...See More
May 27
Kathy I have a block schedule similar to yours and teacher special education math (so very low skills). I would recommend using stations so you have students working independently for short amount of time (15-20 minutes) and it allows you to work 1-1 with students. Here is a great post to help you get started Hope it helps: https://www.prealgebrateachers...See More
May 27
Kathy Oh my goodness...sorry about posting the same comment 5 times (facepalm)
May 27


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