Gabriela Gutierrez

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Recent Posts by Gabriela

Thu Sep 25, 2014 2:13 PM in 1st year teachers and parents
I often have these same concerns in mind as a student teacher who will be graduating soon. Thankfully, parents have been very welcoming and supportive. Many have nothing but will wishes and excitement that their child gets to learn from someone with lots of new ideas. I hope I will be able to say the same during my first year with my own classroom. Best of luck to you and everyone as a first yea...

Thu Sep 25, 2014 2:04 PM in Time Management
Lots of great ideas were introduced in this discussion! As a pre-service teacher I think this has been one of my biggest fears throughout student teaching. Transitions between activities in a given lesson seem to eat up a ton of time some days. I will say though, I watch the clock just as much as I reflect on student responses and behaviors to determine when it is okay to move forward, change up m...

Thu Sep 25, 2014 1:58 PM in Classroom Management
Implementing small groups and voice levels are strategies I have seen many times. I think allowing students time to tinker with given objects before you actually get into the lesson will lower the playfulness and distraction students may have.