How to Leave Work at Work

How do you really use your meager conference time/planning time? Whatever paltry amount of time you have for planning during the school day, use it to […]

“Why Don’t You Have Time for Me?”

Here’s what happened in my class a few weeks ago that I can’t get out of my mind: In the middle of Language Arts class on […]

Work Email on Your Device is a Time-Suck!

Keep your work/school email OFF of your personal smartphone. It’s pretty convenient to just have your school email go straight to your phone so you can […]

Writing Activities Kids Need (Easy to Grade)!

 Hint: Holistic Grading is the best thing since sliced bread. The cross that we bear as Language Arts teachers is all the freakin’ writing we have […]

Using Pinterest for Thinking and Writing

I don’t know if you can really do this every day… It definitely depends on how much class time you have. It’s more important to just do […]