This week's teacher feature for our intermediate grades is one of our 4th grade teachers Amanda Babb. Amanda is diligent and always trying to improve her practice so her students have the best instruction. She has extremely high expectations for all of her students and because of this, they all leave ready for 5th grade.
One of my favorite features from Amanda's classroom is her JiJi monitoring center. In case you haven't figured it out yet, I love JiJi the penguin. The students love JiJi the penguin, which makes the data progress monitoring area fun and frequently visited:
Another feature that is very creative is the area where student goals are posted. I had to take my pictures from a distance so that student face could not be easily seen, but basically she has the students holding a "balloon" and on the balloon is their goal for the year:
Based on what I see Amanda's classroom, her students will be all the qualities listed on her front door: