The 2020-2021 school year is in the books! On the final day of class, I introduced my students the concept of the six-word story (also known as a six-word memoir). We reviewed Masterclass’s brief overview blog post and I went over a few tips of my own, including how to use punctuation, hyphens, and abbreviations.…
Happy New Year! In 2021, I would like to read more books and make less excuses.
The Glass Castle has been on my TBR list since high school. See why I’m finally picking it up in this week’s Reading Roll Call.
Woodcock’s Writing Tips are quick references for students and writers. This tip reviews proper nouns.
The Broken Girls by Simone St. James has been the book to get me out of my reading rut in 2020 with its mysterious thriller and historical fiction elements.
A student recently floated the idea of a “Suggestion Box” for potential Article of the Week assignments. Here’s how it works.
My response to President Trump’s calls for removing anti-racist education from US schools is to read about and do the anti-racist work.
Back to School! I’m the faculty adviser for the Literature Club, so their recent book choice is what I’m reading this week!
Here are a few of the big curriculum decisions I’ve made for my practice for the 2020-2021 school year.
“Preparing for Remote Learning in 2020-21” was put on by the Chippewa River Writing Project. The PD was a day-long conference over Zoom. Check out my thoughts below regarding the day, along with resources and info.