Inquiry-Based ELA

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January 26, 2022 Increase Student Engagement in Writing

As a blogger, it’s safe to say that I enjoy writing. I’ve enjoyed it ever since I was a young student scratching down stray ideas…

November 29, 2021 Building a Classroom of Strong Readers

Over this past weekend I found myself watching Dead Poets Society. While I know many educators who have conflicting views on the film, I’ve always…

March 15, 2021 5 Types of Books for Your Classroom

March is National Reading Month, which for a bookworm like me is always exciting. There’s nothing I love more than sharing the latest books which…

March 3, 2021 The Mind-Changing Magic of Words!

Bumblebees see ultraviolet light. The fact seems almost trivial until you stop and think about it. Ultraviolet is a…

September 4, 2020 Words Matter

Some time ago I received a wonderful note from my sister-in-law, Diana. My brother Nick and his wife Diana were expecting their third son in…

August 7, 2020 Just Read: 5 Books for the Fall Semester

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries. —Rene Descartes The school year hasn’t even started…

July 24, 2020 We Learn by Doing

Tell me, I’ll forget Show me, I may remember Involve me, and I’ll understand – Old Proverb I’m not a particularly good chef but I…

July 17, 2020 Remember to Wonder

By now, you have likely heard the sad news. Joanna Cole, author of The Magic School Bus books, has died at 75. I don’t think…