Back to school is an exciting time of year, but one that can be fraught with stress and anxiety–for both … More
National Poetry Month
I love teaching poetry! Poetry writing represents an opportunity for your students to truly exercise their minds. The teaching and … More
Stay home if you’re sick!
We all worry when we have to stay home because we’re sick. We worry about what’s happening in the classroom. … 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
A Christmas Carol–Maker Station Style!
As you know, I’ve been on a journey this school year, to give my high school English students more opportunities … More
Creative ways to get your students to analyze characterization
Winston Smith, Scout Finch, Celie, Hamlet, Ophelia, Wilbur and on and on 😀 No matter the age we all have … More