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Beth Ferguson
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Attended Trevecca Nazarene University
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Lesson Planning Structures
I'm working with a group of teachers about planning a differentiated lesson.  While discussing lesson planning, I realized that we go about that process differently, organize our work differently, create different styles of lesson plans. I thought I'd compi...
I'm working with a group of teachers about planning a differentiated lesson. While discussing lesson planning, I realized that we go about that process differently, organize our work differently, create different styles of l...
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The first day ... #retired
Today was my first day of retirement.  People have asked, "What will you do?  What plans do you have?"  And honestly ... my only plan at the time they asked was to rest, enjoy playing with the grandsons, and then see what might happen next. So what did I do...
Today was my first day of retirement. People have asked, "What will you do? What plans do you have?" And honestly ... my only plan at the time they asked was to rest, enjoy playing with the grandsons, and then see what mig...
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Final classes ... #MTBoS30 - 23
We are in our last week before exams.  We have been reviewing bits and pieces for the past two weeks while at the same time exploring sequences and series. Today I pulled together a quick review on function transformations in Quizizz and put several "puzzle...
We are in our last week before exams. We have been reviewing bits and pieces for the past two weeks while at the same time exploring sequences and series. Today I pulled together a quick review on function transformations in...
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"Gets my Goat!" #MTBoS30 - 21
I saw this statement in my Twitter feed this morning.  The statement makes me angry. The implication is that teachers should continue working after students have been dismissed. But it doesn't account for so many possibilities. The "early-birds," who do the...
I saw this statement in my Twitter feed this morning. The statement makes me angry. The implication is that teachers should continue working after students have been dismissed. But it doesn't account for so many possibil...
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End of Year Survey #MTBoS30 - 19
I published my teacher survey today.  Only about a third of my students have responded, so it is too early to share the results. I used Google Form because it is easy, and the charts are great for this type of data. Here is a copy of my form ... feel free t...
I published my teacher survey today. Only about a third of my students have responded, so it is too early to share the results. I used Google Form because it is easy, and the charts are great for this type of data. Here is a...
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About learning checks #MTBoS30 - 18
After my last post, a couple of colleagues said they wanted to know more about learning checks. I hope this helps ... About learning checks … I am using Unit 3: Graphs and Equations of Quadratic Functions to provide a concrete example.  The standards we ad...
After my last post, a couple of colleagues said they wanted to know more about learning checks. I hope this helps ... About learning checks … I am using Unit 3: Graphs and Equations of Quadratic Functions to provide ...
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Time to Read!
This week I've read three and a half "beach reads."  Simple stories of love, redemption, forgiveness ... chick lit ... easy and fun. Then I checked my blog roll ... and this post appeared: 8 Books That Will Challenge You As a Teacher (and Learner) This Summ...
This week I've read three and a half "beach reads." Simple stories of love, redemption, forgiveness ... chick lit ... easy and fun. Then I checked my blog roll ... and this post appeared: 8 Books That Will Challenge You As a...
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Needing to debrief #MTBoS30 - 26
Today was our last class day. We still have 4 exam days. Teachers finalize the checkout procedure a week from tomorrow. This is my last year to teach. I've been dismantling my room, and giving away the parts and pieces. JM diligently removed each staple fro...
Today was our last class day. We still have 4 exam days. Teachers finalize the checkout procedure a week from tomorrow. This is my last year to teach. I've been dismantling my room, and giving away the parts and pieces. JM di...
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Positive School Culture #MTBoS30 - 22
I've been thinking about what defines a positive school culture. I decided to put my ideas in a piktochart !
I've been thinking about what defines a positive school culture. I decided to put my ideas in a piktochart!
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Survey Results #MTBoS30 - 20
Students have responded to my "end of year" survey.  I am reviewing their responses.  I borrowed Julie's idea for a word cloud ... one word description of our class ...  Students identified @Desmos as a preferred tech tool!   Partner work was a preferred in...
Students have responded to my "end of year" survey. I am reviewing their responses. I borrowed Julie's idea for a word cloud ... one word description of our class ... Students identified ...
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Summer Fun Reading! #MTBoS30 - 19
We have six more days of classes ... and then exams!  Students' last day is June 2.  It will be here before we know it! Yesterday I was chatting with my first class of the day about their summer plans.  I asked if any of them would be reading this summer.  ...
We have six more days of classes ... and then exams! Students' last day is June 2. It will be here before we know it! Yesterday I was chatting with my first class of the day about their summer plans. I asked if any of them...
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Just a Glimpse ... #MTBoS30 - 17
I've been reading Tina's posts about her classroom routines regarding homework, classwork and such. Like most teachers I am intrigued by the variety at which we conduct our classrooms and love seeing "how it's done" in other places.  So in the spirit of sha...
I've been reading Tina's posts about her classroom routines regarding homework, classwork and such. Like most teachers I am intrigued by the variety at which we conduct our classrooms and love seeing "how it's done" in other ...
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Texas
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Tennessee - Virginia
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wife, mother, grandmother, and educator
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I’m … wife, mother, grandmother, and educator  … on an adventure … with the God of Creation.
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  • Trevecca Nazarene University
    Elementary Education
    Minor in Mathematics
  • College of William and Mary
    Gifted Education
  • Lipscomb University
    School Administration
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