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The Elements of Fiction Unit

My Favorite Fiction Unit to Begin the School Year Grammar? Vocabulary? Fiction? Nonfiction? Reading Strategies? Poetry? Social-Emotional Learning? Writing? Argumentative Writing? Informational Writing? Narrative Writing? With so many topics to cover in a typical middle school Language Arts curriculum, it can be difficult to decide what to teach your students first! I realize that some … Read More

Unforgettable Back to School Memories

I love beginning a new school year! Coming back into the classroom feels like a new beginning for everyone–students AND teachers! And after the year that we have just had, we could all really use a fresh start! Irrational Fears? At this time of the year, I always remember my very first first day of … Read More

Teachers and the Global Pandemic

Teachers & the Global Pandemic

2020-2021 was a tough year for all of us, including teachers! How can teachers find peaceful ways to process this difficult year and move forward stronger and better teachers and human beings? Keep reading for Four Steps for Teachers following a Global Pandemic.

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