language arts

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March 4, 2022 Winning with Wordle: Inspiring Student Literacy

I know I’m arriving late to the game (literally), but I was recently introduced to the online sensation that is Wordle. For those of you…

February 7, 2022 Celebrating African American Writers with Students

One of my favorite poems is “Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou. If you’ve never read it or heard it performed, I cannot recommend…

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…

February 21, 2020 The Liquid Curriculum

You’ve got a lesson you want to teach but you’re looking for a great resource. Something thought-provoking, but conceptually accessible. There’s a zone…

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…