Why I Picked It Up: This book had been discussed on so many of the blogs I follow, so I already had it in my mind that it would be a summer read. However, as I started panning a thematic
It's no secret that math isn't my strongest subject, but lately I have come across a few math books that I really love!
Online education is now the norm. While it's great to "see" my students virtually, and there are lots of great tools that can facilitate direct instruction, we all know that's only part of
Congratulations! We're all virtual teachers now!
Why I Picked It Up: The title! We are at a place in this world where we NEED to teach kids to be kind. Between politics, social media, and bullying, our kids are surrounded by
Why I Picked It Up: Because how cute is that little taco truck?? I have a soft spot for anthropomorphized vehicles (blame it on my first born's reading preferences), and this one was too
Why I Picked It Up: I was at the Texas Association for Literacy Education conference in Waco and One Word from Sophia was shared during a session I attended. Immediately I swiped it into
Why I Picked It Up: This was a last minute addition to our Newer Choices in YA Lit for a literacy conference in Fort Worth last year. I think it had airplanes on it, so Jessica thought it
My New Reality: In January, I was handed the eighth grade English class due to new scheduling. I had to fight myself to not just jump right into teaching class and immersing students in
Yesterday I observed as a tenth-grade history class reviewed for a test using Quizzizz. They were engaged and having a blast reviewing for a test. What more can a high school teacher ask