I’ve been working on updating the list of books I’ve read to my kids this year since I think it’s good to keep a list, of sorts. I have the … Continue Reading Read Alouds That Support the Writing Curriculum, IRA Books, & Touchstone Texts
Cleaned-Up Classroom Library Originally uploaded by teachergal Yesterday morning V came to me and asked, “Can I stay up at lunch with you to fix the classroom library?” I paused. … Continue Reading Book-Borrowing Cards, Paint Stirrers, Binders… NOTHING WORKS!
I know teachers are not supposed to have favorites. Still, I have three. I wrote about one back in November and had plans to write about the others. Funny how … Continue Reading what really matters?
Found this clip from 60 Minutes on Lessons from the Scrapbook Page. I think it’s quite insightful and would love to “hear” your comments. Enjoy having your thinking pushed a … Continue Reading Today’s Graduates: The Millennials
The art of a thank you note… Miss Annechini, my sixth grade teacher, taught us how to write “Bread and Butter Notes,” which has stuck with me for years. However, … Continue Reading Writing Thank You Notes