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DO YOU NEED VIBRANT MENTOR TEXT TO TEACH WORD CHOICE?

Teaching students how to use Word Choice in their writing can be difficult. Often times... Read More

How to Help Students With SMART Goals

Do you know what fraction of people keep their New Year’s resolutions? According to various... Read More

Remarkable Principals Who Know How to Make a Difference

While I was writing a post about PRINCIPALS- WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SCHOOL... Read More

PRINCIPALS- WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SCHOOL MORALE

Administrators, do you want your school rockin’? Take a moment to think about your school... Read More

How to Keep Students Engaged During the Holidays

Have you ever called on students and they look at you like a deer in... Read More

5 Fun Ideas for a Virtual Holiday Party

Having a holiday party with your class might be looking a little challenging right now.... Read More

What You NEED to Know About Student Learning (Part Three)

In the previous two parts of this series, we talked about getting to know your... Read More

What You NEED to Know About Student Learning (Part Two)

Knowing your students is a large part of establishing how you can best teach them.... Read More

What You NEED to Know About Student Learning

Although being a master of your subject area is crucial for effective teaching, knowing how... Read More

5 Tips to Make Teaching Easier with Google Classroom

Google Classroom is an awesome teaching tool that can help you deliver remote or in-person... Read More

Getting Started with Google Classroom: The Teacher Basics

Are you nervous about the direction digital or remote learning is going? Perhaps it’s because... Read More

Six Ways to Use Close Reading in Your Classroom

In this fast-paced age, it’s hard for students to take time to do anything. Reading... Read More

The Best Way to Teach Greek and Latin Roots and Affixes

Greek and Latin roots and affixes are the “building blocks” of the English language. Incorporating... Read More

Revising and Editing: What is the Difference?

Revise or Edit?  Potayto, Potahto? “You like potayto, I like potahto; you like tomayto, I... Read More

How To Teach Writing Remotely

Some teachers find writing a difficult subject to teach. Now throw digital learning into the... Read More

Email Etiquette for Elementary Students

You’ve Got E-Mail! Now that school has moved online for the foreseeable future, it is... Read More

How to Boost Student Morale

Students today are experiencing higher rates of anxiety and stress than any other generation. There... Read More

Black Lives Matter: Ways to Educate Yourself and Your Students

I’m not going to lie. I am no expert. There are many people out there... Read More

Top 10 Things Teachers Need to Know for Distance Learning

This blog post is more than suggestions for how to teach long-distance, which is fast... Read More

Writing Mini-Lesson Videos for Students

Have you ever had the feeling that you just don’t want to teach a writing... Read More