Episode 25

Lyndsi Hampton, a 5th-grade math and science teacher at Highland Elementary School.


September 3rd, 2020

35 mins 8 secs

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About this Episode

In our latest TMT podcast, we are talking with Lyndsi Hampton who is a 5th-grade math and science teacher and discusses various ways teachers can connect with students in their classroom, especially right now. She touches on

• Homemade manipulatives
• Place value chart
• Hundreds-charts
• Multiplication charts
• Fraction bars
• Creating videos and having students react to it
• Youtube video with instructions to make the materials
• Students could potentially create better videos
• Youtube video where the teacher looks silly
• Infographics
• Graph ocean levels (climate change)
• Data from rising ocean levels
• Then look at different infographics that show that then make a judgment whether climate change is real
• This could be used for Covid-19 as well
• Local county data week by week

Her advice:
• Find a mentor
• Find data on your kids and use it to guide your instruction (helps for focus)
• Find some way to create buy-in (video)
• Show grace to yourself and your students.