Blog posts appear in the order they were submitted.
- Megan Mastrocola, @mastrocm, The first is always the hardest…
- Kim Charlton, @MrsKCharlton, First Day of School, August 10th!
- Alpha Wilson, @wilsonmath4j, The First Day of School
- Peggy Bondurant, @AZEducator, 24 Anyone?
- Sara VanDerWerf, @saravdwerf, My week 1 math posts (15 of them).
- Kathryn Freed, @kathrynfreed, First Day Plans
- Jennifer Abel, @abel_jennifer, Sunday Funday: First Day Plans
- Anna, @ampacura, A4ANYC, MfA, MTBoS Goals & First Day Plans, Google Certification, 100 Problems, Swimming, & Teach180
- @missaprilsoo, First Day Plans #sundayfunday #MTBoS
- Stacy Eyton, @MrsMathEyton, First Day Plans – Financial Algebra
- Melanie Gonzales, @gcisdMelanie, First Day Plans
- Beth, @algebrasfriend, First Day/First Week Icebreaker Ideas
- Julie Morgan, @fractionfanatic, First Day Plans
- Jonathan Newman, @newmanmath, [SundayFunday] First Day of School
- Cathy Yenca, @mathycathy, First Day Plans: Mine *DO* Include Smiling
- Julie Reulbach, @jreulbach, First Day 2017-18
- Jacqueline Richardson, @jacrichardson, Solar Eclipse First Day of School
- Megan Mastrocola , @meganmastrocola, Be the reason someone smiles today
- Matt Coaty, @mcoaty, Math Class – Day One
- Amy Zimmer, @zimmerdiamonds, First Days
- @druinok, First Day Plans 2017-18
- Sara Buck, @missbuckteaches, Day 1 Plans
- Kerry Gruizenga, @KGruizenga, First Day — Can’t Wait
- Marissa, @viemath, My First Few Days Fall 2017
- Joey Kelly, @joeykelly89, Day 1 Activity: Name the Game
- Elena Histand Stuckey, @elhistuck, My 26th First Day of School (?!)
- Lynn Adsit, @ladsit76, Week -3: Not Ready for a First Day Lesson
- Amy Hover, @Miss_Hover, MTBoS 17-17 Blog Challenge
- Allison Krasnow, @allison_krasnow, First Day Plans->Goals
- Brianne Beebe, @BusyMissBeebe, First Day Plans 2017-2018 #SundayFunday
- Jenny White, @JennSWhite, First Day Plans
- Jenn Vadnais, @RilesBlue, First Day Plans: Chips & Salsa
- Madison Sandig, @madisonsandig4, First Day Plans!
- Kelsey Holley, @kelzholley, #SundayFunday: First Days of School
- Danielle Reycer, @0mod3, My 10th First Day!
- Chris Ignaciuk, @ChrisIgnaciuk, Low Floor, High Ceiling; Everyone Find a Spot
- Tara Daas, @chatelet0211, An Outstanding First Day and Week 2017-2018
- Sandra Miller, @sandramiller_tx, First Day Plans (#SundayFunday) (#MTBoS)
- Cheryl Leung, @MathEasyAsPi, First Days of School
- Rose Roberts, @msrobertsroom, First Day Plans
- Steve Dull, @thedullguy, Day One
- Pam, @pamjwilson, First Day Plans
- Sue Benhardus, @suebenhardus, Butterflies and Bumblebees
- Todd Feitelson, @toddf9, First Day: Math Teaching as Imporv
- Jessica, @algebrainiac1, First Day Plans
- Jim Doherty, @mrdardy, First Day Plans
- Alicia Evans, @Alicia__Woody, Gamifying My Classes and Rebalancing Retesting
- Paul Collins, @mrprcollins, First Day #MTBoS
- John O’Malley IV, @jomalleyiv, Fun Firsts? – First Day Of Classes 17-18
From the archives! Collections of blog posts about first days from past years.
Our topic for next week is, “Classroom Management”
Due: Sunday, August 20th, 6AM
Recently, Fawn wrote a post on Classroom Management that I really enjoyed. As Fawn pointed out, Michael is right, we don’t talk enough about this! Because sometimes, we do pick the right task, and are doing the right things, when something goes wrong. How do you handle that? What are your policies that help your class run smoothly? What are your go-tos? How do we engage the student that doesn’t like our class, or is disrespectful? When do we contact parents and what do we say to them? What resources have helped you that others could turn to? I’ve been teaching for many years and this is still hard for me. So, let’s write this week for each other, and especially for the new teachers out there. Because this is a topic that is not often covered enough, especially in a positive way!
- Submit your blog post (below) by Sunday at 6AM to have your post included in the weekly summary.
- Tweet out your post! Use the hashtags #MTBoS (Math Twitter Blogosphere)*, and #SundayFunday to get more traffic to your post. This is especially important if you are new to tweeting because only your followers will see your tweets unless you include a hashtag.
- Additional Hashtags: Of course you can always add more hashtags to your Tweet so more people will be exposed to your post! You can search any keywords to find a hashtag, and here are some of the more popular ones:
- #ElemMathChat (Elementary Teachers)
- #MSmathChat (Middle School Teachers)
- #GeomChat (Geometry)
- #Alg1Chat (Alg1 Teachers)
- #Alg2Chat (Alg2 Teachers)
- #PreCalcChat (PreCalc and Calc)
- JUST #PushSend! 🙂
Submit your post using the form below by Saturday at midnight! Just #PressSend
New to Blogging?
If you are like, “Wow! This sounds like so much fun! I want to blog but don’t know where to start!” then you must read “Mission 1: The Power of the Blog” on the Explore the MTBoS site.
** The hardest thing to do week after week is come up with great prompts. Please help us out by telling us what you would like to blog about (or even read about) here!
* The Math Twitters Blogosphere is not an organization. Rather it refers to ANYONE that is involved in MATH in ANY way! You do NOT have to Tweet or have a blog! But, you can find many teachers that do tweet and blog by searching the hashtag #MTBoS on Twitter. All are welcome, no invitation necessary! Please join in the conversation! Just #PushSend!
Thanks so very much to @DruinOK for getting this all started and Jessica, @Algebrainiac1, for creating our awesome logo!