During the summer, it can be really challenging to keep kids motivated to read. There are many competing issues including activities ki...
Many reading specialists and classroom teachers are fans of Reading A to Z. I used it for many years to support content area instructi...
So you've been thinking about creating student blogs with your class and how blogging in the classroom can help your students get ...
If you're considering blogging in the classroom with your students, but are feeling a bit overwhelmed with where to begin, you are not...
Blogging in the classroom can be a fun and engaging way to add a new dimension to your work with writing and reading comprehension. Studen...
Writing routines begin in the primary grades, and why not begin with consistent language? The Six Writing Traits offer that to us. The...
Kids are really drawn to icky things, aren't they? Well, why not use the ick factor to your advantage with a frog and toad them...
As a teacher, what has been your biggest challenge to overcome?  Perhaps it's been juggling planning and prep with a busy schedul...
Children naturally love reading with a partner, and the majority love it if you let them get up and move too. Another reason working in ...
Many teachers and textbook companies make use of a poem of the week for building fluency, but there is much more that can be done if ...