Cleaning out the freezer, I found a few frozen plums. I immediately thought about making one of my favorite crumbles adapted from the 38th issue of Donna Hay Magazine.
Month: May 2015
You are officially gone from school now (except for five juniors and one freshman). I don’t need to prepare lesson plans for you or correct your quizzes and tests – instead, I can reflect on our year together. You definitely will not be forgotten!
Walking in May in Seattle presents an abundance of greenery and the color of a wide variety of amazing flowers. If you like flowers as much as I do, you will certainly appreciate the beauty I tried to capture.
A collection of international cake recipes from all over the world offering fascinating insights into their origins; this could be a short description of my newest cookbook, World’s Best Cakes by London chef Roger Pizey. The book has two extra perks for me: 1) the food photography was done by the talented Czech photographer Šárka Babická 2) it was a present from my son.
Sharing information about happenings in the classroom with parents is always a positive experience. I’ve found this to be true in my Honors Precalculus, Intermediate Algebra, and Math Topics classes at Seattle Preparatory School, when I involved them in providing feedback to portfolios.
Nothing speaks stronger about my students’ progress in mathematics and personal growth than their own words. Over the course of a few years, students reflected deeply on their experiences in my Honors Precalculus, Intermediate Algebra, and Math Topics classes. The reflections were a requirement of the portfolio assessment.