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CCSS SMP 8 Look for and Express Regularity …

Today’s video Zap of Wynn is the last in my series about the 8 Standards of Mathematical Practice as found in the Common Core. You can see links to the rest of the series under the video- in case you need to go back to the beginning. Today’s standard is Look for and express regularity

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Team Planning- Productive or Destructive?

Teaching is a consistent high-intensity job. Interactions with students, parents, administrators, colleagues, community members, lesson preparation, materials preparation and the like make for exhausting days and evenings. As a teacher you must be aware of things that require high level intensity from you and the things that take a toll on you. Then, you must

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Teaching Tip Straight Out of a West Virginia Classroom- with Downloads

In last week’s video we reflected on, wrapped up, and released 2013. If you haven’t seen that video, you really should check it out. Click here to see it. Folks over looked a lot of the good stuff of their lives until they stopped to reflect. If you have done your proper wrap up of

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Create What You Want in 2014

Why do we mark holidays, anniversaries, birthdays… as important? More importantly, HOW do you mark them? For instance, how did you mark the New Year? In your Zap of Wynn (the video at the bottom of this page) today, I will give you three questions to ask yourself that will make a big difference in

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2 Killer Resources in 2 Minutes or Less

Early happy New Year! The New Year Celebration starts early here. For your Zap of Wynn this week, I have 2 killer resources for you to use when you go back to school in January. This is a quick Zap, ‘cause you’re probably already working on your outfit for New Year’s Eve or, like me,

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Joy

Happy Holidays to all of the Bee Sharp family. I hope you enjoy a peace-filled joyful holiday; however I recognize that the holidays can be a time of many emotions. Ups and downs crowd in on us as we are more reflective at this time of year. My prayer for you is to experience true

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4 Tips to Make Holiday Travel Terrific

Happy Holidays! In today’s video, I share with you four practical tips to make your holiday travel a little more comfortable. Tell me in the comments below the video which tip you’re going to try or share with me one of your own. Have a blessed week!     PS- Already thinking about 2014? Want

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7 Big Ideas to Make your Holiday Merry and Bright

This is a busy time of year at home and at school. To help you survive until winter break with some joy in your life, I’m sharing 7 Big Ideas to Make your Holiday Merry and Bright- most are for you to use at school, but I did add in one very special recipe just

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Telling Parents the Hard Truth

This week on your Zap of Wynn, we are going to talk about a topic near and dear to me. How to tell parents the hard truth: Your child needs special assistance. Today I share with you 6 steps to help you when you have to tell a parent his/her child needs special academic assistance.

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Create and Solidify Your Reputation as a Great Teacher

Using Authenticity, Specificity, and Positivity to Your Benefit Thanks for taking a moment to check out this week’s Zap of Wynn. Today we focus on building and solidifying your reputation as a great teacher. I’ve seen many teachers spared the respect they deserved because they didn’t attend to this one aspect of the job with

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