www.facebook.com/939245856181662/posts/1689455997827307/"As you read these questions, you may find yourself questioning your practices. Or you might feel defensive about them. But try to look objectively at your teaching. Step into whatever discomfort you might feel—and ask yourself, honestly, why you’re feeling that way.
This work isn’t easy. It takes time and patience and a relentless commitment to being critical of ourselves and the systems around us. I have often caught myself falling into bad habits, and I must continue to work actively to decolonize my own assumptions of what is considered valuable.
While these questions are structured in list form, inclusive practices cannot be reduced to a checklist. For example, an inclusive curriculum cannot be achieved by simply checking off a list of diverse authors and texts. Instead, inclusive practices must infuse every part of our pedagogy.
Asking ourselves these questions is a necessary first step—yet it is only a step. The real work begins when we take action." -Tricia Ebvaria
Our kids NEED to know numbers in many different ways. Some groups just do the 1-5 version of these activities. Some do 1-10 with tallies. To push this group further, they took shapes and dot patterns and ordered the numbers greatest to least. SO MANY WAYS TO DIFFERENTIATE. This is easily my favorite number sense pack. bit.ly/numbersensepackFB... See MoreSee Less