Natalie Kabel
Mon Jul 8, 2013 13:55

Hey Heather! It looks like we have another class together again! I'm glad to see that you enjoy teaching the upper grades. There is no way on earth that I would teach the upper grades but some people are just destined! Have you figured out which one you liked teaching more yet?

  • Heather Fisher intro - Heather Fisher, Sun Jul 7 19:56
    Hello! My name is Heather Fisher and I teach fourth grade at Ibraham Elementary. I taught first grade for 2 1/2 years at Walkertown Elementary and then moved to Ibraham to teach fourth last summer. I ... more
    • Hey! - Natalie Kabel, Mon Jul 8 13:55
      • Upper grades vs. Lower Grades - Heather Fisher, Mon Jul 8 18:04
        Natalie, I have gone back and forth between which grade I like best, I have come to the conclusion that both of them have positives and honestly, I can't decide. I love lower grades reading because I ... more
    • Upper Grades Love - lohrmk, Mon Jul 8 11:20
      When I first started teaching I wasn't really sure what grade level I wanted to teach. The school I got a job with only had positions in the upper elementary and so I found myself there. I have... more
      • Upper grades reading - Heather Fisher, Mon Jul 8 18:00
        I have enjoyed upper grades this year, however; it is more outside of class reading on my part to be prepared for discussions in class. I find that I am reading much slower and trying to think more... more
        • upper grades reading - lohrmk, Mon Jul 8 19:34
          There is some really amazing literature out there for older readers. I do response journals with my students and that really helps me to learn about personal interests and even meet some new authors... more
    • Hello, again! - hobsonkd, Sun Jul 7 22:30
      Hi, Heather! I enjoyed working with you in Dr. Jackson's class during our last summer session. I am looking forward to our continued studies together! I have taught kindergarten for two years but... more
    • Re: Heather Fisher intro - Anonymous, Sun Jul 7 20:49
      Heather, I bet you are ecstatic that you will be finished this summer. I too have enjoyed the program at ASU. Now that you are in fourth grade, would you ever go back to first?
    • Instructional Strategies - Marcia Cornett, Sun Jul 7 20:43
      Hi Heather. The reason I went into the reading program was to learning as many new strategies as I could. I completed my student teaching in a classroom which was extremely diverse in reading levels... more
    • Re: Heather Fisher - Robyn Pickering, Sun Jul 7 20:33
      Hi Heather, Woot for this being your last class!! That's quite an accomplishment. I know this program and the new common core have made me a more critical reader over the last year. Like you I am... more
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