I’m noticing that the quality of my students’ writing is getting better. I think it’s because of the personal essay unit of study (Calkins and Gilette) that I’m using in my classroom for… Read More
Billy Collins’ Poetry continues to inspire me. The following Collins Poem, “Earthling” was published in The Apple That Astonished Paris. It resonated with me yesterday since I spent a great deal of time… Read More
If you blog, then you know that websites are no longer the sole way to get information out into the world. We’re living in a Web 2.0 World. Today we have blogs, wikis,… Read More
Click on the picture below to play a vocabulary game. For each word you get correct, United Nations will donate 10 grains of rice to help end world hunger.