It all started with a question.  "Has the electoral college/popular vote split ever benefitted Democrats?"  This was regarding T...
This is the first of a two-part series about how to get kids to write more.  And better. I'll be the first to admit I've been sl...
Just in time for Halloween!  Click on the picture to win a TpT giftcard for $60 or a Target giftcard for $55, hosted by an amazing bunch...
I didn't think I would fall in love with this book as much as I did.  Jason Reynolds, who wrote All American Boys (one of the books b...
If you live within a car ride of Washington, D.C., then this is an event you don't want to miss next year!  Sponsored by the Library o...
When I first read about what Kyle Schwartz, a third grade teacher from Denver, had done with her students a few years back, I was amazed ...
What a great first week of school it's been!  Exhausting and fun, kids like bright, shiny new pennies, smiling and mostly eager to be ba...
In two previous blogposts, I wrote about the need to know your students reading readiness and interests (you can read about that { here }...
Thank you to everyone who participated in the giveaway!  KimJ, you are the winner!  Check your email for the code you can use when you shop...
I've listed some different breakfast ideas because if you're like me, you are always searching for nutritious, easy-to-make break...
I wrote about the importance of learning about your students and how they feel about reading in a previous blog post.  You can read abo...