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Teaching Picture Books in MS/HS


As someone who has only taught secondary education, I can’t help but see every book through that middle school/high school lens…even picture books. And, oh how fun it is! As an adult, I… Continue reading

Lesson Idea: Salt to the Sea


What teacher doesn’t love a book that inspires kids to research? With the excitement of a new school year, I can only dream of getting back into the classroom to teach Ruta Sepetys’… Continue reading

Using Memoirs in the Secondary Classroom


If I could have one lasting impact on the world, it would be to spread a deep understanding of others, which I believe would undoubtedly grow compassion. If we understood every aspect of… Continue reading