Welcome! I’m joining up with a few of my favorite teacher bloggers for a book study of Jennifer Serravallo’s book, The Reading Strategies Book. Join us as we focus in on a few of our favorite reading strategies.
When our principal walks through our rooms she leaves a little note with a few compliments and a suggestion. The last suggestion she left me was to increase student talk. Knowing that this is an area I need to work on, I’m excited to take a deeper look at a few of the ideas presented in “The Reading Strategies Book”. Deepening comprehension through speaking & listening is part of the 12th goal. Here are 3 “gold nuggets” I especially liked from this chapter: Continue reading
Kids love “All About Me” activities! They are great for the first week of school. Incorporating alpha boxes is super simple, yet extremely powerful. One of the best ways to introduce them is to use them for a back to school “All About Me” activity!
This time of year is HARD! I’m canceling meetings because I have so many meetings scheduled that they are overlapping. This is on top of report cards, testing, conferences, IEP’s, and the list could just keep going on! If you’re a teacher, I know you’re right there with me! Continue reading