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...
Nov 21, 2020
Raise your hand if Lesson Planning feels like the biggest time thief. 🙋🏼♀️
Yes? Then boy am I glad I popped in your inbox. I know firsthand just how much time (not to mention stress) lesson planning can take. So I’ve gathered my top 5 tips to help you streamline this process and get you some of that free...
Nov 12, 2020
Today I wanted to take a little trip down memory lane. I’ve dug back through the Madly Learning Archives to gather the very BEST teaching advice for the junior grades.
So let’s jump right in, shall we?! Here are my favorite teaching tips through the years!