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Happy January to you! And a happy 2020.  I'm looking forward to messing up the date for the next three months, what about you? This d...
The more I learn about the reading workshop model, the more I really like it.  [And the idea of a reader's or writer's workshop is a...
I've been trying to include making class books more often this year.  The kids LOVE reading them, and they're always more engaged wi...
This year I made big changes to my writing instruction.  While my beliefs about writing haven't changed, I've learned some practical...
To level or not to level-that's a question I see over and over on Facebook and Instagram.  Before I share how I use just right books, le...
This started out as a Top 5 list but quickly spiraled into separate Top 10 Fiction and Nonfiction lists.  It was just too hard picking favo...
Yep.  I don't hate that other people do it, but it's been pretty much a hard pass for me.  I've wondered why? I'm not a cran...