Day 26 – #AprilBlogADay – Fighting Spring Fever

Engagement/lessons/tips/tricks/ideas for spring fever – age specific. Funny, just last week, I found three ways to keep K-2 students engaged at the end of the year. Those are three things that I’m doing with my kindergarten students now. I wrote about them here. Engagement for All Ages! Those were for K-2, but today I’ll consider one… Read more Day 26 – #AprilBlogADay – Fighting Spring Fever

Day 24 – #AprilBlogADay #ILoveMySchoolBecause

I have a once-in-a-lifetime experience of teaching school around the world from where I came from and where I’ve always taught. This past week I was a co-leader of a committee for Earth Day celebrations, which would kickoff our K-12 anti-littering and recycling campaign. It was my first time leading a committee here at my new… Read more Day 24 – #AprilBlogADay #ILoveMySchoolBecause

Day 23 – #AprilBlogADay – Transparency

How transparent should our profession be? This question is good. I’ll just take a stab at it, but…Disclaimer: I really don’t know. Anyone of you reading this blog, knows lots of teachers who are transparent. They blog and tell the world about their hopes and dreams, successes and failures. I feel I’ve been quite transparent,… Read more Day 23 – #AprilBlogADay – Transparency

The Skill of Listening, Happy Earth Day, and Day 22 #AprilBlogADay

Listening, speaking, reading and writing = language and literacy. I have been teaching English language learners for a little over a year now. It was a big change from teaching older native speakers English and social studies. I teach lots of speaking, reading and writing, but I have been neglecting to teach listening as a skill.… Read more The Skill of Listening, Happy Earth Day, and Day 22 #AprilBlogADay