Science Reading Task Cards
It is essential that today's science students be able to read, comprehend, and understand science informational text. This blog post describes the importance of reading in science class as well as a task card technique to help students become better science readers.
How the Socratic Method Can Transform Your Classroom
How the Socratic Method Can Transform Your Classroom. When it comes to teaching, the Socratic Method has been used for centuries to foster dialectical discussions and help students gain an understanding of a concept. It’s a powerful tool that can be used in any classroom setting, from elementary school all the way up to college and university. In this blog post, we’ll examine how you can use the Socratic Method in your classroom to spark meaningful conversations and empower your students.
“Wait, what page are we on?”
“Wait, what page are we on?” A Lesson on Literary Studies in the Secondary ELA Classroom Teaching whole novels or pieces of drama can be intimidating no matter the age or reading level of our students. Whether we’re reading a novel as a class or allowing student choice for independent reading, checking our students’ reading progress can be tricky and overwhelming. Click below to read the entire post or grab one of my Infographics for half price until November 21st!
Save the date for the FSLGRA this fall
Check out the 5th annual #FSLGRA, French Teachers! Get your students excited about reading in French through meaningful texts, making connections with others and following students' interests as you explore the text(s) together over a series of a few weeks
The Trauma of Being Trans in HBO’s Euphoria
The Trauma of Being Trans in HBO’s Euphoria This will be my last post exploring young adult issues in HBO’s Euphoria, and I want to thank all of you for going on this journey with me! I have found that I’ve learned more about myself through this process, and I hope you have as well. For this final piece, I’ve decided to focus on how Euphoria has really shined a light on the difficulties of transitioning through the character of Jules, a trans teen played by Hunter Schafer
Banned Books Week
Banned Books Week is here! The week of September 18 – September 24, 2022, teachers and librarians from all over will be celebrating the literature that has the power and potential to challenge and shape the perspective of our lives and the world. Books that also happen to be banned. We already know books are banned, but it begs the question, Is it morally permissible to censor ideas? This question is at the heart of the Scopes Trial and at the center of the debate on banning books.
ALL ABOUT ME!
BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR | ALL ABOUT ME | SELF-AWARENESS ACTIVITY "Stanford rates soft skills like self-awareness as one of the pillars of managerial capabilities that predicts managerial effectiveness and leadership success. It suggests that IQ and technical skills are far less important to leadership success than self-awareness.” ✺ THREE striking images along with the famous quotation each image represents. ✺ ONE image without a quotation. ✺ Each quotation and image are on 8.5x11 paper.
Scientific Notation Google Sheets Hidden Picture Reveal Game
Review the important skill of scientific notation using this fun Hidden Picture Reveal game. This resource is a digital Google Sheets game that includes 25 practice problems on scientific notation. This activity is designed to be used in Google Sheets and shared to your students via Google Classroom or to students own Google Drives. This resource is a paperless, digital review and reinforcement activity that must be completed on a laptop or iPad.
The Ripple Effects of Queer Repression in Euphoria’s Characters
THIS WEEK'S BLOG POST: The Ripple Effects of Queer Repression in Euphoria’s Characters! I’m not sure if you’ve heard the buzz surrounding HBO’s Euphoria, but I’m currently obsessed with it. As I watched the pilot episode, I found myself fighting a kind of internal battle where one part of me wished I could deny the existence of issues these high schoolers were grappling with every day. The other part of me was nodding emphatically in agreement....