Resource Spotlight: Listen Current

  Text book adoption was exhausting. Between sifting through the core curriculum, the supplementary materials, and the intervention program options, if I don’t see curriculum for a few months, I’ll be happy. As I was putting together information for my department, one external company (who partners with one of the text book companies) caught my attention. … More Resource Spotlight: Listen Current

GLAD in My Middle School Reading Classroom | Monday Musings

Note: I started these musings on Monday, I just didn’t finish them then. I didn’t know very much about GLAD strategies before the beginning of this semester. For all I knew, it was a set of strategies teachers from elementary schools received training for. So as a secondary teacher, I put it out of my … More GLAD in My Middle School Reading Classroom | Monday Musings

Beginning with the Blurb | Monday Musings

Little by little I’ve been working my way through Read Side By Side, which is designed to help students with close reading and stamina. I had the opportunity to see Sarah Collinge and Bethany Robinson at the New Mexico International Reading Association conference earlier this year, and their talk was compelling. Not sure how much … More Beginning with the Blurb | Monday Musings

You Know, There's No Title: tl;dl bookcast #2

Here’s the tl;dr for this tl;dl bookcast: One of my students is writing a story. He’s sharing that story with you. Long version: I’m really excited to be able to produce this podcast for my student. There’s something powerful about having an authentic audience with whom to share work. I hope you enjoy the first chapter … More You Know, There's No Title: tl;dl bookcast #2