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This post shows us how new technology and teachers' innovations are helping the classroom library evolve: there are ways to make it manageable for teachers and coveted by kids.
How can you guide students through The Hunger Games? Continue reading to see activities and online resources that help students respond to this exciting novel.
I've set a goal of going paperless in my English class within two years. Read on to learn about why this is important — and why it will benefit my students — and how I intend to do it.
In the movie Field of Dreams, there is a scene at a school board meeting where PTO members are attempting to ban a book: The Boat Rocker by Terrence Mann. This scene is not far from reality. According to...
The three S's (Self/Students/School) are a work in progress for me. Having a positive mindset and maintaining a balance in these areas will build the foundation for a successful school year. Read on for my plan of action.
My current students may have a difficult time remembering September 11th since they were 4 to 5 years old when this significant event changed the course of history. Since I often refer to 9/11 when discussing various pieces of literature, I...