Earth Day! I love this day for the special recognition and attention we give Mother Earth. Far too often we are distracted and take nature for granted; April 22nd is an important day, for teachers and students alike, to set aside time to learn about our world and how we can create more sustainable, supportive habits. Continue reading
I don’t know about you, but I’m all for anything free. And ReadWorks comes in handy with these grade-level appropriate reading resources, for whatever classroom or age you teach! Looking for a specific grade level/subject/idea? Check out the ‘Search Tab’ at the top. Or click on the grade below. Continue reading
Veterans Day is right around the corner and there’s no better way to teach about the day than with some interactive reading and comprehension based articles. Continue reading
Let’s face it, grading can be a major buzz-kill. No matter how hard you try to prepare, or manage your time, or stay on top of the mounds of papers you collect, grading can be a huge time-sucker. Continue reading
Wow! Things are really starting to get crazy as summer winds down and school starts up again.
As I’ve been preparing for student teaching (which starts at the end of this week, yay!) I’ve been looking into several teaching resources and reading a lot of teacher websites and blogs. Something I came across a few months ago is ReadWorks, an awesome company with a website that features boatloads of vocabulary words, short reading passages, assessments, lessons, and standards. It is seriously such a great resource! Continue reading