Join us in March for #WVELA19!

By Jessica Salfia We are gearing up for WVELA19 and we couldn’t be more excited! Let’s be honest, the last few months—heck, the last few years–as a West Virginia teacher have been trying. We’ve listened to our elected officials falsely claim our schools are failing. We’ve spent the last few Read more…

By Jessica Salfia, ago

Finding All Students in Text

Walter Dean Myers, author of Monster,  Fallen Angle, and Scorpion, among others young adult novels,    was quoted in the New York Times as saying, “Books transmit values.  They explore our common humanity.  What is the message when some children are not represented in those books?”  As a self-professed ‘book nerd’ Read more…

By Cheryl Stahle, ago