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Reading in the Wild: The Book Whisperer's Keys to Cultivating Lifelong Reading Habits

This is the PERFECT book to read before going back to school because it made me so excited to start this new (to me and my students) approach! 480 more words

What I'm Reading This Summer: Education Edition

‘Tis the season for getting into some good education books. I’m not in grad school yet so it’s good to get into some more academic reading. 390 more words

Curriculum And Instruction

Goals for Next Year for English

I spend a lot of time planning. Not just for my classroom. I’m a planner by nature. I’m constantly spending time planning future trips or activities to do with my kids and family. 817 more words

From the Classroom: If You Build It, They Will Come: The Classroom Library

Three years ago, my first attempt at a classroom library was a collection of titles that I’d read during and after college. Well-loved copies of books like A Farewell to Arms, Pride and Prejudice, and  261 more words

Tricia Ebarvia

From the Classroom: A Labor of (Book) Love, The Classroom Library

First, let me say that our school library is wonderful. Thanks to the efforts of our talented librarians, our school library is filled with many high-interest, engaging titles.  139 more words

Tricia Ebarvia

Perseverance and Stamina

Two American rock climbers reached the summit of El Capitan this week by scaling the rock face with just their hands and feet. No pulleys, no ascenders, no spikes–just safety equipment in case of falls. 491 more words

Teaching And Learning

Why Read Young Adult Literature?

IN A WORLD WHERE students are bogged down and overwhelmed by homework, extracurriculars, and preparing for the future, English teachers are faced with the challenge of forcing required curriculum books down our students’ throats. 463 more words

Penny Kittle