Grandpa seemed startled when we arrived! Originally uploaded by teachergal I love surprising people, especially family members. Hence, when I looked through my Grandma’s photo album this morning (I’m in the midst of… Continue reading
Check out this CNN Overview on McCain and Obama’s Stances on Education.
A couple of weeks ago Ruth and I were on the phone when her husband came into the room and told her there was a tornado that touched down about 20 miles away.… Continue reading
Here’s what I’m working on now… Originally uploaded by teachergal Last year one of my fifth graders, Lauren, wrote a persuasive letter to a very large yearbook company’s CEO asking him to give… Continue reading
Today’s the day that our new writing challenge, Student Stories, begins. For more information about the types of writing you might want to do for this Challenge, click here. Once you’ve written your… Continue reading
Welcome to the second edition of the Slice of Life Story Challenge for the month of June. Please link your Slice of Life Story here by clicking on the link below.
Poetry is one of my favorite genres to teach. I simply love the way the genre empowers ALL kids to have success with their words. (Quite frankly, I wish I could teach it… Continue reading