Aug 31, 2021
Do you have a plan for your guided reading this year?
I know that sometimes as teachers we guilt ourselves if we can’t get guided reading started right away, so I want to lift some of that burden from your shoulders. Guided reading doesn’t need to start right away, and I’m going to tell you why in this...
Aug 24, 2021
Do you use literacy centers in your classroom?
In this episode, I am talking about what literacy centers look like in my junior classroom because they look a little different from centers in my primary classrooms. As junior students go through the year, they often develop more independent skills, so how you use...
Aug 17, 2021
How do you feel about teaching language arts? If you are feeling overwhelmed, overworked, stressed, and uninspired, you are not alone.
It is easy to feel this way when teaching this subject because there are so many components to consider when creating the perfect language arts program. You want to teach in a way...
Aug 10, 2021
What’s the biggest barrier to meeting students’ needs in your classroom? Time.
You’re being pulled in so many different directions, and you only have a finite amount of time.
If you’re spending all of your time planning an entire language arts program from beginning to end, you’re taking that time away...
Aug 3, 2021
How confident are you in your language program?
Whether you’re super confident or there are some things you want to change, chances are you’re making some mistakes.
In this episode, I’m sharing five mistakes that you might be making during your language instruction.
These are really common and easy to fix,...