Books that changed my teaching? You might be surprised. Looking outside the education world helped me shape my classroom.
We’ve all re..
I finished reading “Why School” by Will Richardson. Like many education books (this is actually an Amazon single), it provides ideas for i..
I am starting chapter 4 of The Teacher Wars by Dana Goldstein. The title, “School Ma’ams as Lobbyists” may provide an inkling of this chap..
Teaching the eight parts of speech with children and picture books.
We have a gazillion alphabet books for toddlers – but we keep them ..
The movement to change education stopped with America’s Civil War, and then the path of education took a new direction.
My last pos..
Educators’ rights started to gain traction but in the 1800s, other issues began taking precedence. My last post, Public Education’s Beginn..
Similar to our country, public education’s beginnings were not fair or pretty. In my last post discussing Dana Goldstein’s book The Teache..
I reviewed The Power of Habit in regards to my life, but I enjoyed the book so much I am writing about it in regards to teaching. I know t..
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I write in several locations across blog-land. I cover my teaching adventures with my kids at Switch..
Grammar is important – especially to gifted students. Are teachers cheating gifted students by ignoring grammar?
Grammar is included in..