Posts by Jennifer
What Are the Best Ways to Use Leveled Texts?
When it comes to leveled texts, teachers and administrators make some missteps that can negatively impact students’ growth as readers. Here’s what to do instead.
OneNote Class Notebook: A Digital Binder That Will Change the Way You Teach
When a single platform lets you share and deliver materials, access student work, and allow students to work together, you can do some pretty incredible things.
Voice of Witness: Bring the Power of Oral History to Your Classroom
The need for these books goes beyond curriculum: Reading these stories will make our students better humans.
Note-taking: A Research Roundup
A summary of 8 best practices in note-taking, straight from the research.
Deeper Class Discussions with the TQE Method
Want your students to have rich, complex conversations about the texts they read? This method leads to the kinds of classroom discussions you thought only happened in college.
A Look Inside a Teacher Fellowship Program
Imagine a professional development scenario where you are given funding, choice, and time to collaborate with others in your specialty area who energize and inspire you.
Build a Collaborative Classroom with Microsoft Teams
This seamless platform streamlines your teaching workflow and creates a space for more robust collaboration between your students.
A Step-by-Step Plan for Teaching Narrative Writing
The ability to tell a good story is one of the things that makes human beings extraordinary. Here’s the process I used to teach my own students how to do it.