October seems to be an easier month than September. Students have learned the expectations and procedures of your classroom, and they are no longer in summer vacation mode. Ideally, October can be a month of good, quality classroom time. So how do I best make use of it? Let’s talk
Month: September 2019
Don’t let middle school classroom management be a challenge. Find ideas and support in this article full of practical classroom management advice.
Middle school reading lessons can be challenging to plan. Looking to breathe new life into classroom reading without reinventing the wheel? This blog post has you covered! I’ve gathered together some of my top blog posts related to reading including library setup, tips and tricks for increasing student engagement and
Part of our job as teachers – particularly teachers of literature and history—is to address issues that have philosophical, political, and moral components; these, by their very nature, can cause controversy in the classroom. Teaching The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare? Gender roles will probably come up. Teaching the Civil
I love using book clubs in my middle school classroom. Finding engaging yet rigorous middle school book club books can be a challenge. Two teacher-bloggers have teamed up to share our best middle school book club picks for your students. When selecting middle school book club books, it is important