A Year of Reading
Two PUBLIC SCHOOL teachers who read. A lot.
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Thursday, August 17, 2017
As seen/passed around on FaceBook THUG All summer it's been cool but just in time for school the heat comes back, like a big...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Messages from the Universe for the First Day of School
From GapingVoid.com Seth Godin reminds us that we are in charge of creating culture: "It's culture that pushes us to le...
Monday, August 14, 2017
Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had: An Interview with Tracy Zager
The new book Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You Had is a treasure! It is a huge book and filled with so much great thinking about w...
Saturday, August 12, 2017
This Year's Classroom: A First Draft
Moving classrooms always makes for a fun challenge. This year I'll be teaching 5th grade. Setting up in a new room always forces me to ...
Friday, August 11, 2017
Poetry Friday -- New National Youth Poet Laureate!
Meet Amanda Gorman, the first National Youth Poet Laureate! "The unprecedented title, to be awarded annually, honors a teen poet w...
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Endpapers That Reward Readers
In Which the Endpapers Explain What Endpapers Are The Cat, the Dog, Little Red, the Exploding Eggs, the Wolf and Grandma In W...
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
The Power of Family
The power of family: You do what's right even if it wasn't your first choice. Sparkle Boy by Lesléa Newman illustra...
Monday, August 07, 2017
Foster Families and Adoption
"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one." George R.R. Martin Forev...
Friday, August 04, 2017
Poetry Friday -- Cutting Yourself Some Slack, GMH Style
Photo by Karsten Würth (@inf1783) on Unsplash My Own Heart by Gerard Manley Hopkins My own heart let me more have pity on; let Me...
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Amy Krouse Rosenthal: A Beauty Salon
Amy Krouse Rosenthal was the one with the yellow umbrella on that night back in August of 2008 (8/8/08 at 8:08 PM) when she beckoned the lo...
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