This post is a reflection on my strategies for classroom environment and management (Domain 1) for the American School Foundation of Monterrey Track 1 project. Managing the classroom environment to create a respectful, positive and welcoming place to learn is one of my priorities as a teacher. While some elements of this (e.g. relating positively to students) have come naturally, others (e.g. keeping a Gr 9 class on task for 60 minutes) have been a struggle. […]

This is the main page for my reflective self-assessment of my first full year of high school teaching, for the American School Foundation of Monterrey’s Track 1 teacher evaluation. If you want to read a general overview of my professional…

I recently concluded a unit on similar polygons with my Math 9 classes, and thought I would share the assessment tools that I used with those classes. I suppose I will have to make new assessments next year — oh…

At the beginning of this semester I asked my Pre-Calc 11 class to make two goals for their semester of math. I revisited those this week with a socrative Exit ticket survey. I wanted my students to self-assess their progress…

I recently learned about the tool Socrative, and have started using it in my math classes as a closure activity (something quick at the end of class for students to summarize the lesson and give me quick feedback). I’ll give…