Three realistic fiction titles sure to hook your 8th, 9th, or 10th grade students.
Helping a student find the right book is the first step in establishing an independent reading program. A well-run book pass can solve this problem in a single class period.
We learned in our methods courses, from Harry Wong, and from the teacher next door the importance of establishing and practicing procedures in the classroom. From bellwork to bathroom passes, […]
Yesterday I shared five of the school-based reasons I’m looking forward to the new school year; today I’m going to share the homework assignments that have me excited about the […]
I’m heading back to school this morning. I’ve had a good summer, but I’m looking forward to getting back. I love the excitement of a new year: back-to-school clothes, a […]
I think all teachers can pinpoint the teacher(s) in their past who helped them to become better teachers. Usually when asked about my influences, I quickly recall the confidence-building enthusiasm Mrs. […]