I was sitting at my desk, thinking about the upcoming essay and feeling very uninspired by the prompts I was considering giving my kids. I wanted to give them more freedom and creativity that still allowed them to focus on a few key skills.… Continue Reading “Tiered Essays – Giving students choice and challenge in the writing process.”
“Increase student engagement, boost your creativity, and transform your life as an Educator.” Published: 2012 Pages: 176 Review: I met this book with a lot of skepticism, as I do most things that tout that they can boost my creativity and transform my life.… Continue Reading “PD Review: Teach Like a PIRATE by Dave Burgess”
Get your students moving and improving their writing in just five minutes with Musical Revisions.
Teacher burnout is something that every teacher has heard about and most of us have experienced. We get worn down, exhausted, and frustrated. Our to-do lists never seem to improve and our motivation dwindles every minute. Feeling burnt out sucks! I have felt it… Continue Reading “Beat the Burnout! 5 Things To Do for a Reset”
One of the most important things we can do in this technological age is review Email Etiquette with our students. Even if the students have practiced Email Etiquette before, reviewing this material helps reinforce good habits and gives them opportunities to practice good communication.… Continue Reading “Email Etiquette! 3 Things to Remember While Planning”