Aimee Perdue, NBCT

Aimee Perdue teaches second grade in the Paradise Valley Unified school district in Phoenix, Arizona. She has been an educator for 22 years and proudly achieved National Board Certification in 2006. Outside of her classroom, she has worked with beginning teachers as a full-time mentor. She also worked as a National Board facilitator for candidates pursuing their certification as well as designing and facilitating professional development for teachers in her district in areas such as student engagement and best practices.

Introducing Magic Into Distance Learning

June 29, 2020

Kudos to all of the teachers who have kept their students engaged during our time away from school. When presented with the challenges of distance learning, I asked myself, how will I manage to get my students excited about learning at home? I knew it wasn’t going to be an easy task!  The first thing I worked on was establishing a feeling of connectedness. Using Google Classroom, I came together with my students each day and started with a morning message in our Daily Message classroom. I discussed things to be excited about during the week and observations I had…

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