Month: August 2015

Text Selection and Young Adult Literature

Brynn Allison, The Literary Maven & Kristy Avis, 2 Peas and a Dog are hosting #2ndaryELA on Twitter every Tuesday evening from 8 – 9PM EST.  #2ndaryELA is a weekly chat for Grades 6-12 English Language Arts teachers focused on a topic.  Every Sunday at 11am EST, we will post the topic and questions

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Teacher Life Hacks

Welcome to a new blog post series about teacher life hacks. According to Google, a life hack is “a strategy or technique adopted in order to manage one’s time and daily activities in a more efficient way.” These weekly blog posts will hopefully provide you with an idea or strategy

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Parent Communication in the ELA Classroom

  Brynn Allison, The Literary Maven & Kristy Avis, 2 Peas and a Dog are hosting #2ndaryELA on Twitter every Tuesday evening from 8 – 9PM EST.  #2ndaryELA is a weekly chat for Grades 6-12 English Language Arts teachers focused on a topic.  Every Sunday at 11am EST, we will post the topic and

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How to Help Students Be More Organized

I am linking up this month with a great group of teacher bloggers for our monthly Bright Ideas Blog Posts. This month I am going to cover how to help your students be more organized.  Do your students struggle with organization? Are they constantly searching for papers in their desks,

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Back to School in English Language Arts

Brynn Allison, The Literary Maven & Kristy Avis, 2 Peas and a Dog are hosting #2ndaryELA on Twitter every Tuesday evening from 8 – 9PM EST.  #2ndaryELA is a weekly chat for Grades 6-12 English Language Arts teachers focused on a topic.  Every Sunday at 11am EST, we will post the topic and questions

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English Language Arts Classroom Management Strategies

Brynn Allison, The Literary Maven & Kristy Avis, 2 Peas and a Dog are hosting #2ndaryELA on Twitter every Tuesday evening. #2ndaryELA is a weekly chat for Grades 6-12 English Language Arts teachers focused on a topic. Every Sunday at 11am EST, we will post the topic and questions on

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