When Learning Is Fun

If your classroom life is like mine these days, it's gotten harder to make learning fun. This year in my district we have a new teacher evaluation system, new report cards, new online math resources, and new pacing guides for each curriculum. The administrative work involved in managing all this has eaten into the time I have for planning classroom activities and sharing ideas with colleagues, and frankly, I think it's one of the reasons why, last fall, I realized that my class hadn't been having enough fun.
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