Reader’s notebooks have always been an epic fail for me, so I really needed Melanie Fuemmeler’s post with ideas for making reader’s notebooks work better.
Cathy Davidson explains why we need to transition our classrooms to reflect a pedagogy of liberation and gives four easy-to-implement suggestions for getting started.
Kelly Jensen knocks it out of the park again with a post on Combating Fat Phobia in YA Lit.
Katherine Sokolowski shares a brilliant reflection on her students’ reading lives and her own teaching goals.
Adoption Roots and Wings has become my very favorite blog about parenting children who have experienced early childhood trauma, neglect, and abuse. I really appreciated her recent wise words on violence.
I struggle to take notes on my laptop and need the advice in What’s the best way to take notes on your laptop or tablet?
Ricki at Unleashing Readers collects ten different discussion techniques for building participation and conversation in the classroom. Can’t wait to try out the ones that are new to me!
If you teach writing, you need to be writing. Shawna shares four quick and easy writing techniques to get you started.
Looking to improve your or your students’ retention of note-taking content? Try doodling in your notes.
Janet Allen shares strategies for building academic vocabulary.