A is for Active Learning

I learned a long time ago that students cannot sit for long periods of time. This notion applies to people who are 5 and 50! Adults can sit longer than kindergarteners (sometimes) but still need choice and movement. I learned from Dr. Jean to have students cross the midline of their body to reenergize. ForContinue reading “A is for Active Learning”

B is for Books, Books, And More Books

I have a saying in my classroom – if all else fails, READ. Read to them. Read with them. Here are some of my go to books I use over and over with students: The Most Magnificent Thing Saturdays and Teacakes The Worry Stone Wilford Gordon McDonald Partridge All The Places to Love I WantContinue reading “B is for Books, Books, And More Books”

Resources I Use #SOLC Day 18

Yesterday a couple people asked me about the poems I read daily. Here are two resources I use: Poem-a Day https://poets.org/poem-a-day Paris Review Daily Poem https://theparisreview.us17.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=b6c161007733f0d4c084f3fde&id=35491ea532 I am rereading Hills Like White Elephants by Hemingway. and Bullet in the Brain by Wolff Here is a link to the poetry challenge I do every month. Podcasts:Continue reading “Resources I Use #SOLC Day 18”

Perfect Days #SOLC Day 6

I am participating in the Two Writing Teachers March Blog Challenge. If you would like more information about this challenge click here. Several years ago I learned about the 36 questions to become closer to someone. In the New York Times, the article was titled The 36 Questions that Lead to Love. I am always fascinated byContinue reading “Perfect Days #SOLC Day 6”

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