In this episode: I lay the foundation of what needs to be in place before we reach for the extras that we think of when we think of supporting high readers. I talk about: What support for on and above level readers should look like. Why our on and above level readers need our support even though they may look … Read More
In this episode: After listening to this episode you will leave with the what, the why and the how of teaching students how to determine the main idea. I even include a couple of bonus tips, that includes how to put it all together with identifying key details and turning all of this into a summary. I talk about: What … Read More
How To Use Historical Fiction To Teach Black History
In this episode: You will learn how to use historical fiction to teach black history. Turns out you don’t have to wait until Black History Month to teach it. I talk about: Why using historical fiction helps you expose students to a variety of accomplishments by black Americans outside of the civil rights movement. How to roll out your historical … Read More
What To Say Yes To During A Crazy Season
In this episode: Listen in as I tell you what I said yes to when my school year took an unexpected turn. I talk about: I talk about saying yes to: 1.Creating monotony as a way to create stability Taking the stance of learner Working out semi consistently Delegating at work and at home Meeting with … Read More
How Do I Teach Poetry?
In this episode: You will walk away with clear steps for how to launch and teach your next poetry unit. I talk about: I talk about the what, the why and the how of teaching your next fiction reading unit. 1.The What- a type of literature, or artistic writing, that attempts to stir a reader’s imagination or … Read More