I know many people choose a “word” for each new year. I have one friend, in particular, who has done this for numerous years and uses her “word” to focus her moments, her reflections, and her writing. I enjoy reading her posts about her word. They are insightful and usually inspiring. If you have read … More Actions speak louder than words
“Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” ― Harry S. Truman I have said it before, but I will say it again, it is every teachers’ job to teach reading. Once our students reach middle school, reading instruction looks different, but is still just as important as it was in elementary. The secondary … More Engaging our student readers
As I watched this YouTube video by Christ Betcher, my mind started jumping to all of the possible ways to use Google Image Maps in different classrooms. Here were my ideas: Reading/English classes (any age) – Students can create a drawing (or insert a picture) containing main characters from the passage. They could link … More Google Image Maps
I was surprised and humbled to be tagged to participate in this blog challenge. My blog is a little over two years old, but this is the first year that I’ve been regular in my postings (only b/c my supe makes me write about digital resources every Monday – just kidding, Dr. R, you know … More PLN challenge: 1. Tag, You’re it!