- Mar 11, 2021
Re-Energizing Teaching by Igniting Your Imagination
by Pam Koutrakos Little actions create ripples. Those ripples have helped me find motivation and build momentum… which feels especially...
- Nov 6, 2019
Building Students’ Vision So They Can Put the Grammar Pieces Together
Imagine you have been handed a 1,000 piece puzzle… in a plastic bag. There is no helpful picture on the outside of the box to provide...
- Feb 28, 2019
How to Put Wind In The Sails of Students’ Curiosity About Language
(Pixabay: Mabel Amber) In my last blog (here) I shared my own slightly scandalous journey of being a young teacher trying to find...
- Mar 22, 2018
Problem Solving in Science: Teaching Outside Our Comfort Zones
This is how I thought about science as a first year sixth-grade science teacher: So much content and so few days to teach it all. I...
- Dec 9, 2016
How can I bring a sense of DISCOVERY to word study?
“The important thing is to not stop questioning: curiosity has its own reason for existing.” -Albert Einstein I am an optimist......