My student teacher’s program informed me that I could give her some reading to do over the winter recess. (I’ve already met Miss M., as I’ll refer to her going … Continue Reading Readings for Student Teachers
The first unit of study is coming to a close. The summative assessment is two part. First, students are to create a multimedia presentation (text + image + audio) of … Continue Reading My Life as a Reader.
For the last session of the conference, I attended a session with Jim Burke, Jeff Wilhelm, and Alan Sitomer geared toward secondary teachers. It was excellent, so excellent that I took … Continue Reading More from NCTE: Jim Burke + Assignments
Have you read the article on Michelle Rhee in the latest issue of Time? If not, click here to read about this controversial Chancellor of Education in the Washington, DC … Continue Reading It’s Time to Read This Article (if you haven’t already).
I bounced the idea of an action research project around with the person who observes us each year. We chatted about developing an action research project for my classroom that … Continue Reading Action Research: Student Engagement in the Writing Workshop
I was listening to the John Tesh Radio Show as I drove to Ceramics Class last night. A segment entitled “What Are Kids Asking Santa for This Year?” came on … Continue Reading Holiday Gifts