Writing in the Margins – Adding structure and questioning for students

This strategy has become something that I love using and can't imagine teaching without it! It goes by many names, annotation flip chart, writing in the margins chart, the one-pager, that note thingy...you name it! It's helped my students for the past two years become more engaged readers and has given them some direction for … Continue reading Writing in the Margins – Adding structure and questioning for students

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Standards and Assessments – Does it work?

Alright, y'all. I'm finally going to start addressing more of the teaching part of my "teaching, fitness, running, fun" tagline. As most of you know, this summer I started my first semester of graduate school in order to obtain my M.Ed. in curriculum and instruction with a focus on academic coaching. This semester I'm taking … Continue reading Standards and Assessments – Does it work?

Start Line Story

Disclaimer: I received free entry to Statesman Capital 10,000 as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! You were my first race. I wasn’t nervous at all, though. The waves of people starting before me. Music playing … Continue reading Start Line Story