It’s the night before the first day of school. I’m in front of my computer right now, planning. I’m trying a few different things this year, in hopes of accomplishing more, and remembering what it is that I want to accomplish the first days, weeks, month of school!
New: SMARTboard Schedule ♦ Evernote To-Do Lists ♦ Anchor Chart Pre-Prep
I still use already-established practices that help me to get ready for the first month of school.
Continue to Use: Literacy “First Days” ♦ Mentor Book Lists ♦ Lesson Plans ♦ Unit Plans
I just read this article (and watched the associated video). I found both thought-provoking.
Three thoughts and decisions after reading it:
1. I want to be more intentional with the feedback I give my students — encouraging them to learn from their mistakes, failures, and challenges.
2. I can learn to code. I will learn to code.
3. I will view my future failures in a different light.
By now, many of you have come to realize that I’ve moved my site from www.jmeacham.com → www.jessicameacham.com. Both domain names will exist and direct visitors to this site.
One of the biggest changes will be how files are downloaded or viewed. Before, they were stored on my site’s sever. I’ve moved them to cloud servers.
For those that are not familiar with how to download files from Google Drive or Dropbox, you can view my tutorial.