Conflicts in literature. They give our stories movement. Identifying examples for different types – man vs. man, self, nature, society, an..
Coloring sheets for older students seem to be the rage. And popular fads can be productive, beneficial fads.
My Facebook feed has gobs ..
As a secondary teacher, I have two first days of school: one in August, the other in January. More hoopla surrounds August; students are p..
Goal setting with students for standardizing testing has been a quick lesson tool.
I currently teach ACT prep classes. I travel to dif..
Reflect, reflect, reflect.
Reflection as a teacher is a bit of a motto – reflect on experiences to better your instruction and connecti..
Watching debates in a public speaking class provides ample learning opportunities. Students can watch well-prepared, practiced speakers. Y..
Including grammar at your school – a new part of the ELA curriculum? If grammar instruction is new to the curriculum, you may face backlas..
Teacher holiday tags are here!
Every year, I encourage my own children to make holiday gifts for grandparents, friends, and teachers. L..
Teachers… know things about education standards. Even though the *new* common core standards were launched in 2009 (six years ago), they..
Welcome to the ELA bloggers Cyber Monday blog-hop!
I commented on my Facebook page that I was thankful for the community here at the La..