Moving Beyond Traditional Summer Packets, Part 2

I personally believe that traditional summer packets are important to help students practice basic skills. However, I do believe that we need to add more options for students to explore other areas of the curriculum, so they can improve their critical thinking skills.

Reading Readiness Has To Do With The Body | Laura Grace Weldon

This is a very good article from Laura Grace Weldon. It was published in August 2012, but it still relates to our students today. Playing and moving are a part of the learning process. Our students play and move less today, than we did … Read More

Nelson and Tameka: New Books by Ronnie Sidney, II

Hello, teacher colleagues. I saw this post on Facebook and thought I should share it with you. Nelson and Tameka are the creation of Ronnie Sidney, II MSW. Sidney used his experience as a student in special education to create inspiring characters. You should definitely … Read More

Persuasive Writing with The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs

Long before “mentor text” was the latest education buzz word, there were teachers, including me, who used picture books as a way to spark our students imaginations when they were writing. I have always used picture books because I love to read, and I … Read More

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