Fab Five For Friday!


Happy Columbus Day Weekend!  It's time to link up with Doodle Bugs for:

http://doodlebugsteaching.blogspot.com/2015/10/five-for-friday-linky-party-october-9th.html




Last Monday I went to a professional development for Mastery Connect.  According to their web site, here's what you can achieve:

Designed with the teacher in mind.

Through MasteryConnect’s patent-pending MasteryTracker, teachers can effectively assess core standards, monitor student performance, and report student mastery to parents and administrators.

Assess with any content – Use multiple choice, rubrics, oral assessments, writing assessments or any curriculum or content type.

You can sign up for free or there are "paid" versions.  Once I get a chance to figure all the features out, I'm sure I'll be able to use this tool.



We worked A LOT on understanding the concept of division:






In addition, we worked A LOT on verbs:


Those non-action verbs are very challenging for the kids to understand!


Our Morning Messages reviewed the math vocabulary we are learning:


In our district math assessment, one of the questions asked, "What is the difference of 11 and 7?"  Well, many of the kids couldn't answer the question because they didn't know what a difference is.  That just means review, review and more review!



Last, but not least, check out how the Goodyear students decorated this sign under the guidance of Mrs. Valerie Mahoney:


Beautiful!  Enjoy the rest of the long weekend!

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