advocacy

Novel(ty) November

Teacher-friend, escape the drab November of the soul by injecting novelty into your days: lean into life and take a chance. Here are three concrete ways for you do have a Novel November personally and professionally.

By fisheradrin, ago
Analysis

3 Tips for Using Literature as Mentor Texts

"When it comes to writing and mentor text study in a literature intensive course, I rely on a few tricks of the mentor-text trade that encourage students to deliberately craft their writing, not just get words on the page in the allotted time. The best way I know how to do that is to the use the literature itself as our mentor texts." Here are 3 tips for using the literature you're already studying to guide your writers. @ncte #nctevillage

By karlahilliard, ago
Back to School

On a Mission

Students should be the prime stakeholders in their education. Let’s teach our students to create the future they choose. Vision Letters and Mission Statement Collages can help students set goals for life.

By fisheradrin, ago
Blog

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