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Did you know that Pinterest is the third most searched site on the internet, behind Google and Youtube?  That's a lot of people clicki...
I've been listening to some podcasts on my way to and from work lately - Simple Pin, Go-Getters, and Monica Froese - and I've lea...
By the time you get to November, hopefully you've got students reading away!  But sometimes you need to provide a little more incenti...
A lot of teachers don't like to teach writing.  It can be overwhelming to think about how to merge grammar and conventions without tak...
But first, a word....these are my thoughts about fostering a love of reading. Not killing it. I recently received a complementary comm...
I recently talked about how mentor sentences do something *magical* for my students and their writing.  You can read about that here . A...
From the kitchen came a piercing scream. The green colored pencil slipped, streaking across the almost-finished portrait of a lizard Jai...