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Inquiry-Based ELA

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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…

December 6, 2019 Teaching SEL, One Story at a Time

Social-emotional learning is quickly becoming one of the most important and difficult subjects in modern education. This isn’t all that surprising when you consider why.…

December 2, 2019 Love of Learning

I have a deep love of learning. There’s nothing I enjoy more than discovering new historical details or burying my nose into a classic novel.…

November 25, 2019 Kids These Days…

I’m not exactly sure when it happens. Probably around the same time your kids learn how to operate a smartphone better than you. Somewhere between…

November 20, 2019 Why Kids Are Like Bacteria

If you’re a teacher, you know that kids are an awful lot like bacteria. I mean, of course, that if you give them the correct…