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Cant help myself

Teachers are notorious for gleaning what they can from here and there to use what works best for them in the classroom. By the same token, teachers can be notorious for sticking to their old ways or failing to realize that every tactic doesnt work for every child.

I may not speak in the same tone or at the same speed that I would at home. Id probably emphasize different things, definitely have to repeat things ALL year that I wouldnt normally have to even think about at home.

I have to accept a certain level of work, academically, from my kids as they are learning a language and modification may take place throughout the day or some days not at all depending on the topic.

I find myself thinking about next year,which will be here before I know it. Call me crazy but theres not much to do in this apartment. One can only fantasize about where to eat first for so long before it loses its appeal.

I finally read the information (pdfs) I got about SIOP model of teacher prek and kindergarten kids. I managed to find chpt 4 and I liked it. Theres not enough time in the day to incorporate everything Im sure but Im interested enough to buy the book. I was concerned about how appropriate it would be and half expected to stop reading halfway through.

Knowing myself, I probably wont read it until school starts but I believe it will be a valuable asset to my library

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