Teacher holiday tags are here!
Every year, I encourage my own children to make holiday gifts for grandparents, friends, and teachers. L..
Teaching test prep with high school students ~ some tips that work for me.
I teach ACT prep classes through a community college. I trav..
Looking for nonfiction resources for high school students can take time. Free or paid, finding nonfiction that will help you meet standard..
Don’t throw all those political campaign mailers away! Bring them to class and teach with them.
I teach in Illinois. Illinois, ahem, normal..
Henry David Thoreau is a staple in American Literature curriculum. Taught during the transcendentalism time period, students analyze his w..
True story: my class and I reviewed The Hunger Games. We highlighted important characteristics and actions of the main characters. Then a ..
Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins, is one of my favorite books to teach. The students are in love with The Hunger Games, and still have en..