"My students have gained so much as learners this year after I adopted the Daily 5 framework for my classroom. Not wanting to take on something and not do it right/justice, I have gradually worked it into my routine with Read to Self and Read to…"
Hi Molly~ I am a Buckeye, too! Even though I live in NC now. Am considering moving back to Columbus next month, which would be a fulfillment of my one of my heart's desires! Have even contacted Gay Su Pinnell about the possibility of a PhD program at OSU. I taught first grade for 8 years and loved it. Where are you teaching? Cheers,
Mary, now in NC
P.S. GO BUCKS!
A New workshop that turns rigor to vigor Creating ALL STAAR Writers and Readers : Success at STAAR through Engaging Teaching of Expository Writing and Non-Fiction ReadingTeaching reading and writing should be a joyful dynamic interactive process, not a bore. Alana Morris and I will show you the best practices in reading and writing that will help your students excel on the STAAR test without the drill and kill approaches that make students groan. Join us for two idea-packed days of classroom…See More
Here is a place to share ideas that transform students into lifelong writers and help them succeed on any writing test, including STAAR. Download lessons from Barry Lane, Gretchen Bernabei and Alana Morris to add to your tool box. See More