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Why You Should Be Teaching Your Students to Self-Edit

When I moved to fifth grade to teach writing in a departmentalized model, I had a vision. I visualized…

5 Tips for Welcoming an ESL Newcomer

Teaching ESL Newcomers is one of the most rewarding parts of teaching. I love when a student that does…

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

After teaching first grade for eight years, I made the switch to fifth three years ago. It…

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…