Celebrating Women’s History Month With Your Students March Madness is alive and well. It seems no matter what you teach, someone has ideas on how you can bring
A Multi-Page Survey Anyone? How NOT to do Back to School It seems like every August the question on every teacher’s mind is: what am I going to
High Interest Books for Teens We all know that students need to read more. But if we’re being honest, we know that many teens are not reading the
In my school district, November is affectionately known as “No School November.” Between election day, a teacher workday, and three recognized holidays, we end up with only one
This week marked the first “Celebration Day” – a quarterly Writing Expo – of the school year. Across all of my classes, students came together in their Writing
Do you consider yourself a Writer? ___ Yes ___No Let’s play a game. Grab a scratch piece of paper and a pen or pencil. Go ahead. I’ll wait.
This morning my insecurities came rushing forward. Marking period one is always a bit of a race to the finish line and this year the race seems to
My first year teaching was a rushed experience. Hired just seven days before classes started, I found myself swept up in a sea of meetings, lesson planning, first-year