I am happy to provide you with free middle school ELA resources to save you both time and money! Here, you will find how you can use my free ELA resources to help teach comprehension, text structure, and inferencing: three sets of skills that always appear on reading ... Read More about Free Middle School ELA Resources to Save You Time and Money
No two students are alike, in personality or ability. Most instructors know this fact intellectually, but when it comes time to plan for instruction, it may not be foremost in the teacher’s mind. With the many factors to be considered when lesson planning, how can a teacher quickly and easily ... Read More about Quick Ways to Differentiate Your Reading Instruction
It’s the last day of school before Christmas break. You’re singing along to Christmas carols and sipping hot cocoa. You have a long list of things to do but you can’t stop smiling. You wonder if it is possible for anyone else to be as excited as you are about the upcoming break and the holidays. It ... Read More about Managing the chaos of the holidays!
Teaching can be ridiculously difficult. It can be emotionally taxing and physically exhausting. Your to-do list is never-ending. You may often feel like you’re being pulled in a hundred different directions. It can be easy to let this job overwhelm you. I could spend 60 hours or more at school and ... Read More about Work Life Balance
This post comes from a veteran EC teacher who has most recently been a 7th grade inclusion teacher. Students who struggle with reading comprehension are common in the ELA classroom. Some students may have IEPs, but all students, regardless of whether or not they have an IEP, deserve to be set up ... Read More about Struggling Readers