Heroic measures: let's do something (anything)

17 books we loved in ‘17 📚❤️ pic.twitter.com/FOix862hFO — Project LIT Community (@ProjectLITComm) January 1, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Happy New Year’s Day! Last night we went to see the new Star Wars movie. I bought the tickets in November and made it until the show without a single spoiler. I am thinking now — if I… Read More Heroic measures: let's do something (anything)

Pledge.

I always have this summer break lag–it takes me a bit to realize it actually is break time, and not only relax, but reflect. And just not think at all. Last summer I had everything planned out, and offered my time and expertise to go over the CCSS and come up with a menu of… Read More Pledge.

Because….books.

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FCultofPedagogy%2Fposts%2F1778388335511614&width=500 Love this idea from Cult (and am jealous of her cute little hair flippy-do)! To my ELA local peeps–if you have ideas about books we can share with a middle level/YA book club, I think we should do some home-grown discussions. One of our issues is the… BOOK ROOM! So…how about we take some… Read More Because….books.

Read or perish.

This week I posted ten educational books that have helped me. That list could be pages long. But it made me think — while those books help with lesson structure or instructional strategies (recipes and formulas) they haven’t necessarily shaped who I am as an educator. Here’s a short but impactful list of books that… Read More Read or perish.