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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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Filling My Bucket

By: Toni M. Poling There is something about the first few days of the month of May that makes me happy.  The air is perfumed with lilac and the books in my classroom windowsills are dappled with sunlight.  If there was a Maypole outside, I wouldn’t be able to resist Read more…

By Toni Poling, ago