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Lesson Planning: Using Workshop for Literary Analysis
In a few short weeks, our semester changes,  and I will meet my new tenth grade Pre-IB class.  Next year, most will enter the International Baccalaureate program, and they will spend two years doing a great deal of focused literary analysis. My job over the...
In a few short weeks, our semester changes, and I will meet my new tenth grade Pre-IB class. Next year, most will enter the International Baccalaureate program, and they will spend two years doing a great deal of focused li...
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Room 213 Celebrates Kindness
I 'm thrilled to be joining The ELA Buffet and Desktop Learning Adventures , hosts of The Secondary Smorgasbord, as we spread some kindness, something the world always needs a little more of. Be sure to read to the end of the post to grab a freebie from me ...
Activities for teaching kindness and acceptance in the secondary classroom.
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Room 213 Celebrates Kindness
I 'm thrilled to be joining The ELA Buffet and Desktop Learning Adventures , hosts of The Secondary Smorgasbord, as we spread some kindness, something the world always needs a little more of.  Our students belong to a generation of young people who are much...
Activities for teaching kindness and acceptance in the secondary classroom.
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A Peek at My Planning
I've had a number of readers comment that they'd like to know more about lesson planning, so I'm starting a series of posts about the process I go through when I plan mine. This first one is about the overall process that I use, and I'll follow it up with m...
I've had a number of readers comment that they'd like to know more about lesson planning, so I'm starting a series of posts about the process I go through when I plan mine. This first one is about the overall process that I u...
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Better Feedback Strategies: A Follow-Up
Last week, I wrote about the assessment strategies I was using to get students to take more responsibility for their learning, thanks to ideas shared by assessment guru, Sandra Herbst . My students and I worked to develop success criteria for a paragraph on...
Last week, I wrote about the assessment strategies I was using to get students to take more responsibility for their learning, thanks to ideas shared by assessment guru, Sandra Herbst. My students and I worked to develop succ...
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The Christmas Countdown is on!
The year 2016 is drawing to a close, and I'd like to take this time to thank all of my loyal followers. Every morning this week (December 12th - 16th), you will receive a gift in your inbox, a short exercise you can use with your secondary students to keep ...
The year 2016 is drawing to a close, and I'd like to take this time to thank all of my loyal followers. Every morning this week (December 12th - 16th), you will receive a gift in your inbox, a short exercise you can use with ...
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Room 213 Celebrates Kindness
I 'm thrilled to be joining The ELA Buffet and Desktop Learning Adventures , hosts of The Secondary Smorgasbord, as we spread some kindness, something the world always needs a little more of. Be sure to read to the end of the post to grab a freebie from me ...
Activities for teaching kindness and acceptance in the secondary classroom.
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Room 213 Celebrates Kindness
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Lesson Planning: Build in Time for Productive Struggle
Lesson planning is a complex task that looks so simple from the outside. Those of us who have seen lessons flop and fly know too well that a good lesson takes a great deal of time and thought. I'm in that thinking stage. In my last post I wrote that I was g...
Lesson planning is a complex task that looks so simple from the outside. Those of us who have seen lessons flop and fly know too well that a good lesson takes a great deal of time and thought. I'm in that thinking stage. In m...
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Getting Your Students Ready to Learn After the Break
How do we get those tired teens ready to learn? Yes, I'm well aware that the person under the covers could be you. But it's likely most of your students too. After a long break, it's hard for all of us to get back in the game. Yet, when you teach in a semes...
How do we get those tired teens ready to learn? Yes, I'm well aware that the person under the covers could be you. But it's likely most of your students too. After a long break, it's hard for all of us to get back in the game...
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Use Better Feedback Strategies -- Students will learn more & you'll work less!
It's the plight of every English teacher: bulging bags, full of papers. Once that bag gets emptied, more papers appear to fill it back up again. We give lots of feedback, intent on showing our students what they did well, what needs work, and what needs to ...
Feedback and assessment strategies to increase learning and decreasing our marking load
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