How do you accommodate the needs of many different learners in your ELA class?  This year, there seems to be a greater distance between my s...
I'm a huge fan of Jordan Sonnenblick, whom I've met once or twice.  He's such a nice guy.  And he gets middle schoolers, having ...
I was introduced to BOOM cards two years ago.  Since that time, I've heard rave reviews from primary teachers about how much their kid...
Ruta Sepetys takes little nuggets of history and turns them into powerfully told, hard-to-forget novels.   Fifteen year old Lina, her...
Save Me a Seat  is a lovely pairing of two authors, Sarah Weeks of So B. It  fame and Gita Varadarajan, a second-grade teacher who moved t...