Inquiry-Based ELA

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February 14, 2020 5 Women in STEM Your Students Should Know

Every student needs a hero. Heroes give us encouragement, they inspire us to grow, and they show us what we’re capable of achieving. This is…

February 7, 2020 PBL and Impeachment: A Learning Experience

It may have escaped your notice, but recently the President of the United States was impeached in December when the House of Representatives approved articles…

February 5, 2020 Service with a Smile

In my part of the world, there is a quaint restaurant that many people don’t know about. And, to be perfectly honest, I…

January 31, 2020 The Value of Diverse Reading

Earlier this week, the American Library Association awarded the Newbery Medal for most outstanding contribution to children's literature to New Kid by Jerry Craft.…

January 22, 2020 Picture Books that Inspire Change

As an elementary teacher, I have a great love for picture books. And as is the case for many early elementary teachers, picture…

January 10, 2020 Civic Engagement in the Classroom

It would be inaccurate to say we live in an increasingly polarized culture. It’s more like we exist in a Thunderdome of controversy which occasionally…

January 8, 2020 What They Don’t Tell You in Teacher School

They don’t tell you that if you teach long enough—if you teach enough students and touch enough lives—then one day you’ll open the…

December 11, 2019 Kindness Matters

If you were asked to summarize what it means to be successful, what would you say? If you asked this same question to…