Happy December! After a week at home, I feel like a new woman.  I'm sure Monday will cure me of that. But for now, here are the December...
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...
I survived October.  That's all I've got.  Every year, October hits like a mack truck.  Every year, I think nope, things are going w...
This year I made big changes to my writing instruction.  While my beliefs about writing haven't changed, I've learned some practical...
Happy October! I'm still trying not to pass out during recess duty, but inside I can pretend fall has arrived.  I'm going to crank u...
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...
September is here, and that means PUMPKIN SPICE SEASON IS HERE. My plans this month involve drinking pumpkin spice coffee allllllll day long...
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...