Review: Igniting a Passion for Reading by Steven L. Layne

 If you are looking for ways to increase student engagement with books and reading this is the book for you. It is full of amazing tips and ideas, not to mention feel good stories about amazing teachers and lives changed. This book is not about teaching your students how to read but rather how to…

Lesson Plan: Back to School Expectations

If there’s one thing you want to establish right at the beginning of the year, it’s what your core expectations are. If you’re unsure about what these are then your students won’t be able to meet them and you’ll feel frustrated and grumpy that your classroom isn’t functioning the way you want it to. When…