Monthly Archives: October 2012

Team AVID Science

This year we are offering several different “flavors” of the our after school student support group, Team AVID. I teach Team AVID Science, but students can also choose Team AVID Reading & Writing, Team AVID Humanities, Team AVID Math or Team AVID … Continue reading

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Ra Fa Ra Fa

The pictures above are our recreation of a cultural simulation first created for the U.S. military. The activity required students to learn the rules of one of two ficticious cultures, Alpha and Beta. Then students had an opportunity to visit the … Continue reading

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Sixth Graders Share Their Creativity

Students in my sixth grade classes had an opportunity to share their creativity in a brainstorming exercise. After learning the rules of brainstorming, students came up with places that people might live. Most people would limit their lists to the… Continue reading

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Advise for Families

Students who were not able to attend family night wrote essays answering the question, “How can families help their student succeed in middle school?” They had great advice, so I thought that I’d share some here: “In order for any person to succee… Continue reading

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