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Metaphorically Speaking

Me: “Today we are going to talk about poetry! Who’s excited?” Every class I’ve ever had: *crickets* I’m not sure about your students, but mine don’t love poetry.  A few years ago, when we switched to the standards which shall not be named and our focus shifted to informational text, Read more…

By Toni Poling, ago
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Poetry March Madness!

I always find that the month of March presents the extra special problem of the brackets.  I am constantly finding them around the room and in the halls; discussion around the school amongst the students centers around who has the best bracket.  This year, I wanted to find a way Read more…

By Toni Poling, ago