(Picture compliments of Chris Potter on Flckr.) This past school year presented its challenges, which is not unlike most years in the teaching profession. Every teacher struggles with lessons that don’t work […]
As more and more students bring mobile devices to school, we have more opportunities (and challenges) to teach reading and writing, speaking and listening. For next week’s #engchat conversation (1/12/15 at 7:00 […]
First, I want to say thanks for all of my new followers here on my blog. I am trying hard to write more this school year. It is hard to believe my […]
The first week of the new school year is in the books. Overall, I feel we are off to a good start and moving forward nicely. This year I am really focusing […]
TL Handy Middle School PD.
Ahhh! Yup, school is out for the Summer. At the start of every year I tell my students that we need to treat each other as if we are family. AND… just […]
It’s 4 a.m. I’ve struggled for the last hour to go to sleep. But, I can’t. Yet again, I am tossing and turning, unable to shut down my brain. Why? Because I…