Jan 14, 2021
I hope you’re having an awesome week so far. I wanted to talk to you today about setting realistic goals and aligning priorities.
For most of us, the new challenge in our career is remote teaching. We can set realistic goals for ourselves when it comes to taking on this challenge while at the same time...
Jan 6, 2021
I hope you have all had an okay start back into the second half of the school year. Now, I know this is not what we signed up for. In fact, it is VERY different than what we signed up for. So I wanted to share some tips today to help you break through the overwhelm and stress that comes with being a...
Dec 11, 2020
I’m popping in today to talk all about student teacher writing conferences!
Whether you already have these one on one sessions with your students or not, I wanted to share the structure I use in my Ignited Literacy Program and how these conferences help students gain confidence in their writing skills. 📝
Dec 4, 2020
If you’ve been around for a while then you know I’m a big fan of using inquiry-based instruction in the classroom. Having students choose how they’re going to demonstrate and approach their learning, as well as encouraging them to use their voice to be active contributors, is one of the BEST and most effective...
Nov 27, 2020
It seems to me that there are two distinct types of teachers. Those that use Literature Circles and those that use Literature Centers.
Now over my career, I’ve used both Literature Centers and Literature Circles (we’ll get to my personal favorite at the end 😉). Neither is right or wrong and BOTH have...