Month: August 2017

Teaching Non-Fiction and Real World Connections

Using non-fiction in the classroom is a great tool to increase engagement and expose students to a wide variety of current issues and events that extend beyond the traditional fiction taught in most English classes.   This week’s Twitter chat was focused on using non-fiction texts to help students make

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Karma Khullar’s Mustache Book Review

Karma Khullar’s Mustache was a fun read and a great middle school read! I was delighted to receive an Advance Reader’s Copy of this novel as part of a YA Blogger promotion from Simon & Schuster Canada. All opinions are my own, and I was not additionally compensated for this

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Integrating Technology Into The English Language Arts Classroom

Technology can be integrated into any subject area. I love using technology in my ELA classroom to share assignments, reduce photocopying and to help students show off their creativity when completing assignments. Check out how other teachers are using technology in their English Language Arts classrooms by reading the questions

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History class is much more than reading out of a textbook. Use these 10 tips to make your lessons engaging and relevant to your students from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

10 Ways To Make History Class Engaging For Students

History class is much more than reading out of a textbook. Use these 10 tips to make your lessons engaging and relevant to your students. Tip #1 Use QR Codes This quick technology can be accessed with personal or school portable technology (phones, iPads, tablets). The QR code embeds information

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