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    The End in Mind

    I enjoy planning creative lessons for my students to engage them in learning.  I want them to build the skills and knowledge necessary to be strong, not only academically, but also in all other aspects of their lives.  This involves encouraging them to think, problem solve, and explore.   The best way for me to promote learning for my students is to have the end goal in mind.  As I work to make my lessons meaningful and productive, I am ever conscious of where I want my students to finish up.  I start planning how I will assess my students and work my way backward from that point, figuring out…