MT Minute

Weekly GWC updates from your Master Teacher

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Rock Star

Mr. Martinez is rocking it out with blended instruction in his classroom. Within his 55 minutes to shine with his kids each day, students have the opportunity to work with him, even when he is unavailable. After a brief whole group discussion or warm up, Mr. Martinez quickly moves to learning stations daily. While the content of the stations may change daily, the structure remains relatively the same.



  • Technology Station
  • Teacher Station
  • Small Group Work



In this video, Mr. Martinez explains how he uses Office Mix to record videos for students. Feel free to watch one of his videos here.


How can you use blended lessons in your classroom? Some of the ways we are currently using it on the campus are listed below:



  • student demonstration of learning
  • tutorials
  • homework review/practice
  • self grading
  • learning stations



Have a blended lesson suggestion? Please share it!

1:1 Coaching Meetings

A new year always brings about time to reflect on where you are and plan for where you would like to be. This semester, we will meet again to put a plan into action. Please use the questions below to guide your thinking in order to prepare for the meeting:



  • What do I want to do better in my classroom?
  • Which tools or strategies do I want to use successfully with my students this semester?
  • How can my MT help me reach my goals?



Please be prepared to discuss your goals and plans for yourself as well as your students this semester. Look for an email soon to schedule time next week.