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Teaching Native Son by Richard Wright, Part Three

The third part of my post on teaching Richard Wright’s 1940 novel, Native Son, is up at Method to the Madness: Creating Critical Thinkers through the Study of Literature… 15 more words

There's a meme going around about The Great Gatsby. 

It’s a condensed version of The Great Gatsby. I have seen posts with people laughing about being the worst teacher, passing this out, and taking a hard-core nap. 187 more words


Enter to win The Balanced Teacher Path!

We’re giving away copies of The Balanced Teacher Path to five lucky readers! In The Balanced Teacher Path, award-winning teacher Justin Ashley offers advice on achieving work-life balance and employing self-care techniques to avoid burnout. 172 more words

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Summer To Do List

It seems that there is always something new to learn about and it can be easy to become overwhelmed, so I have picked a few things that I want to focus on for the summer. 425 more words

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Finishing Touches: Meaningful Activities to End the School Year

By Shannon Anderson, author of Coasting Casey

Each May, I wonder how another school year could be over already—just when I’ve bonded with all of the kids and watched them grow so much, and just when we’ve become a big, crazy family. 732 more words

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KWL Strategy

The Know (K)-want to Know (W)-Learned (L)–KWL strategy, originated by Donna Ogle in 1986, is a versatile and powerful means to help students construct meaning. 198 more words

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Breakout EDU

I finally tried out a Breakout EDU with my upper level French classes earlier this week and it was a success!  I’m very fortunate that my department will be receiving several Breakout EDU kits next school year and I wanted to try one out on a very small scale.   406 more words

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