Along with the first signs of spring comes the urgency to prepare your students for end of the year tests. With these five resources, you can help make sure your students gain the confidence they need … [Read more...] about Resource Round-Up: 5 Days of Freebies for ELA Test Prep
When I got hired at a 1:1 school, I was excited but a little apprehensive as well. I knew I had a lot to learn about managing a modern classroom. Technology is here to stay, but we need to think … [Read more...] about What to Do When Students Abuse Technology
The problem Ask any teacher or parent and they will tell you: middle schoolers are terrible at studying. There are two main reasons for this. First, no one has ever taught them how to study. … [Read more...] about Help! My Middle Schoolers Don’t Know How to Study
Paired passages in action! Why should I be teaching paired passages? Let's face it--paired passages are becoming the norm on standardized tests, so students need a chance to practice reading and … [Read more...] about Teaching Paired Passages? Read This First!
Time Timers are my absolute favorite teacher accessory. I have been using them for years, and love the fact that they are so versatile. Time Timers are very low-tech. I find this to be a big benefit. … [Read more...] about 10 Ways I Use a Time Timer in My Classroom