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Questions I’ve Been Asking Myself

Summer is great, isn’t it? You know that feeling? The read by the pool, lose track of days, backyard hangout kind of feeling? Isn’t it great when you can have unadulterated time with your favorite writers (or wines) without grading guilt?

By karlahilliard, ago
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Keeping Teachers Off the Summer Slide!

By Toni Poling Most teachers are aware of the existence of the summer slide: the learning our students can lose over the summer without regular interventions, like reading.  But, not all teachers realize that we, too, can suffer from the summer slide!  The cure?  Professional Development!  Research tells us that teachers have Read more…

By karlahilliard, ago
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Teaching Motifs through Film Analysis

By: Liz Keiper Raise your hand if you’ve ever struggled to teach your students about symbolism. *Hand raise* I have. And by teach, I mean teaching them to recognize, pull out, analyze, and meaningfully connect symbols in a text on their own. To recognize that an author is implying that something Read more…

By karlahilliard, ago