My students walk into our classroom every day full of life, ready to learn, and excited for what is in store for them that day. I ask them, "Who is the best First Grade class in the whole world?" and they reply, "We are!" I want them to know I believe in them and they can accomplish anything with hard work. Not only are they learning and growing each day, but they also help me to learn and grow as well.
I teach at a Title I school in Texas where the majority of our students receive free or reduced breakfast and lunch.
Many of my students receive snack packs for the weekend to make sure they are fed. Our school also runs a food pantry to help support our families.
Despite so many hardships, my students are eager to learn and do their best. They want to be in school because this is their safe place and they want to learn all they can to be successful one day. We are a family and we work together to ensure we all become the best versions of ourself we possibly can.
A document camera will help my students with their writing along with mastering skills across all subjects.
In my classroom we have "Author Celebrations" where students are able to share their work with the class.
When students share their writing they feel proud and empowered! It gets them excited about their work. This camera will also allow me to freeze frame writing pieces so we can edit the work as a class.
This document camera will help students see their peers writing more clearly. When students are able to see other’s writing they are able to see what they should and shouldn’t do in their own work. They learn to become their own teachers and editors.
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