The most common request I have received this year as a literacy coach is to cover a teacher’s class. Just kidding. That’s the second-most common request. Seriously, the practice […]
Improve the look of your handouts (and eliminate hours of future frustration) with one simple trick.
To be effective, our students must really understand the reasons we do what we do.
When teachers ask why I use PowerPoint to create documents, I have a very simple answer: It saves TIME!
Here are 10 mostly low-prep options to credit those who did the reading and give the others some insight into what they missed.
We know how to pick our battles in the classroom, but do we remember to choose to focus our attention on the areas we can have have a positive impact outside our own spaces? We should!
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, […]
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. […]
Although I’m far from crafty or handy, I love the idea of repurposing. Every time I pick up a Real Simple magazine or watch HGTV, I get ideas. Rarely can […]