The first time I used an immersion blender, I accidentally covered the walls of my kitchen with chunky carrot soup; It was a mess. I’d like to say that my implementation of blended learning has gone more smoothly, but that would be a lie.
However, despite the mess, I remain a dedicated implementer of personalized learning. I can no longer teach whole group lessons to my 24 first grade…
“But I was using those scissors first!”
Watching De’ja and Kimora fight over a small pair of blue safety scissors, I have to remind myself that they are the highest performing students in my class. It continues to amaze me that students who are so academically successful can be so socially challenged.
Working with young children demands that classroom instruction go beyond academic skills….