Celebrating Thanksgiving Without Perpetuating The Myths

Celebrating Thanksgiving Without Perpetuating The Myths

Teaching Resources It is hard to believe that Thanksgiving is almost here. The week leading up to a break can be tricky as far as keeping your students engaged in your curriculum.  The solution we usually have is to create lessons and activities that surround whatever...
Are Your Students Failing? It Might Be Your Assessment

Are Your Students Failing? It Might Be Your Assessment

Are Your Students Failing? It Might Be Your Assessment Have you ever had a student who seemed to know a lot but failed every test? The assessment format may have caused the student to perform poorly. Although I studied test design in my graduate classes, it wasn’t...
Lessons You Should Be Teaching in Your Classroom – NOW!

Lessons You Should Be Teaching in Your Classroom – NOW!

Teaching Strategies Think about your lesson plans. Do you know what you are teaching tomorrow? How about next week? Next quarter? If you are like me, your county provides very little planning time. Local teachers start a week before students, but the district...
Assessing Comprehension Of Novels

Assessing Comprehension Of Novels

Assessing Comprehension Of Novels Hi everyone! This is the eighth and final installment of my video series on using novels in the classroom. I’ve really enjoyed spending this time sharing with you how important it is to use novels in the classroom. In this...
Organizing Novel Studies

Organizing Novel Studies

Organizing Novel Studies Hello and welcome back!Today is the seventh installment in my video series about using novels in the classroom. In this video I am discussing how to organize your novel studies. You can watch all the videos in this series by...
Integrating Novels Into Any Subject

Integrating Novels Into Any Subject

Integrating Novels Into Any Subject Hi everyone! Welcome back! Today is video six in my series of using novels in the classroom. In this video, I talk about how to integrate novels into any subect area, not just language arts. Want to watch the entire series now? You...
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