I LOVE teaching poetry! My goal in teaching poetry is to remind my students that poets write because they love … More
“You’re a Mean One” Mr. Grinch!!
I bet you’re singing the song right now! Who can resist the song about the creature we all love to … More
My Goals for 2019
After teaching for 25 years, I was in a rut. I have to admit it. But I feel that I … More
Maker Stations–ELA Style!
Why is it as students get older we believe they no longer need to create and work with their hands? … More
I’ve been teaching for 25 years, so I should be used to seeing student projects dumped in the trash, but … More
Black Friday Sale!
I’ve decided to hold a Black Friday sale in my Teachers Pay Teachers Shop!! 15% off everything!! It feels great … More
I bought Haikubes this summer as I was searching for ways to add makerspace ideas to my high school English … More
My Makerspace Journey
I have decided to give my high school English students more opportunity to create something with their hands–get them up … More
It Feels Great to Share With the World
My Quest Bright sunshine! What a perfect symbol to start my first blog post. This year, I’ve decided to provide … More