Every summer I dream of my classroom. When considering my third grade writers, what do they need to grow and how can I provide classroom spaces for that?
Right before I went to sleep last night I checked my e-mail. It contained a couple of useless e-mails from companies trying to get me to by their wares as … Continue Reading Words of Wisdom for Former Students
Regina Brett, a columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, wrote a column in 2006 that included 50 life lessons she’s learned in honor of her 50th birthday. It’s being forwarded … Continue Reading 50 Life Lessons
My friend Nicole purchased a copy of What I Know Now: Letters to My Younger Self for me when I turned 30. The book sat on my bookshelf for over … Continue Reading What I Know Now
It’s always amusing to see what kind of advice my students pass on to next year’s class. Here’s a picture of the Words of Wisdom Bulletin Board my students created … Continue Reading A favorite end of the year activity: Words of Wisdom Bulletin Board
Words of Wisdom Bulletin Board Originally uploaded by teachergal My friend Carrie, and my in-laws-to-be, came up to Rhode Island to help me set up my classroom this weekend. Carrie … Continue Reading Words of Wisdom Bulletin Board
Ruth and I collect quotations, which is why we have an entire page devoted to quotes. However, I also like Words of Wisdom. In fact, I have had my two … Continue Reading WN Entry: Words of Wisdom (W.O.W.)