If you recognize the first part of the title of this post, you most likely already know about an AMAZING resource called DocTeach. I have been using this resource for some time, and I feel like I have just barely scratched the surface! Like many of you, I have been teaching an integrated curriculum ... Read More about Bring History to Life For Your Students…and Integrate Reading into Social Studies!
I know some of you are getting out on summer break and teaching is the last thing on your mind, but I wanted to post the fifth installment of my Close Read linky party in case you want to start thinking about next year a little early :) **Be sure to visit the other blogs in the link-up below for ... Read More about Close Read Linky Party #5: Integrating Reading with Content Areas
I am excited to once again be participating in this month's Bright Ideas blog linky! I am most excited that so many of us bloggers are able to give you tons of FREE ideas and tips that you can easily use in your classroom. This bright idea post will focus on using Wordle. Wordle is basically a ... Read More about Bright Ideas: Wordle as a Bucket Filler
Mother's Day is just around the corner, and every day I stare at the best present one of my children have ever given to me….and it came home from school. When my oldest son, Alex, was in Kindergarten, he came home with this little present wrapped with tissue paper and mostly tape. He also had a ... Read More about My Favorite Mother’s Day Gift EVER!
Spring is one of my favorite times of the year. It's a time for new beginnings, a time to get past the standardized tests, and a time to wind down the school year (unless you are unfortunate and your school year goes through June). So, if you haven't tried out Close Reads yet. maybe now is the time ... Read More about Close Read Linky Party #4: Student-Led Discourse