LMBLiteracy

Using Color as a Writing Strategy

Using Color Coding as a Writing Strategy As I’ve mentioned in previous blog posts, I taught…

Using ESL Task Cards With English Language Learners

Using esl task cards has been a game changer in in teaching language to my multilingual students….

6 Upper Elementary Picture Books I Use to Teach Writing

6 Upper Elementary Picture Books I Use to Teach Writing Picture books are not just for primary grade…

Vocabulary in Context: How to Teach it and Why it Works

Understanding why and how to teach vocabulary in context has been a skill I’m still learning to master. One…

Tips for Teaching in a Departmentalized Classroom

The Switch to a Departmentalized Classroom After teaching first grade for eight years, I made the switch to…

Teaching Content Through Poetry

One of the greatest parts about teaching is when we come up with that amazing lesson. We’ve…

Creating Little Authors
How can we encourage our students to write?

I’m pretty sure I was born with a pen in my hand. I started writing about the world around…