Jonty Coco

I am a sixth grade Social Studies teacher who enjoys family and riding my motorcycle everywhere I go.

Location

LA

Affiliation

Sunset Middle School

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Recent Posts by Jonty

Tue Mar 01, 2016 6:48 PM in Getting Students Interested
I think that keeping students interested in lessons is one of the most important aspects of the learning process.  I think that the inductive teaching strategy is a way to have the student generate their own interest by having them brainstorm ideas and characteristics involved with the lesson prior to actually teaching the lesson.  It sort of works as an extension of the engagement process.  If st...

Tue Feb 02, 2016 5:19 PM in Make-up tests
I normally allow a student to make up a missed test on the next day that they are present.  They are required to catch up the lesson that they miss while testing on their own.  I, on my free period will explain anything that they don't understand or are having difficulties with at that time.  I like to offer them the opportunity to be tested while the information is still fresh in their young mind...





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Tue Mar 08, 2016 5:43 PM
4 Inductive and Deductive Science Thinking
I think that keeping students interested in lessons is one of the most important aspects of the learning process. I think that the inductive teaching strategy is a way to have the student generate their own interest by having them brainstorm ideas and characteristics involved with the lesson prior to actually teaching the lesson. It sort of works as an extension of the engagement process. If students build inquiry, that almost always remain interested.


Tue Feb 02, 2016 4:54 PM
4 Wow!
I've always thought that because of the heat of the summertime that the sun was closest to the earth during the summer. I've learned something today!