I Judge You When You Use Poor Grammar. Is one of your pet peeves poor grammar usage? nice spin on a coffee table book

Water for Elephants

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen. A thousand times better than the movie., it's a page turner Worth Reading to Read

Whole-y Cow book about fractions

I have this book and I just used it to teach fractions to my first graders! ~Mary Lyn~ Whole-y Cow book about fractions

I think I'll be needing this

I Can't Sleep Guided Journal. This unique journal is the perfect companion for sleepless nights. It features inspirational quotes, a grosgrain book mark, and sections for jotting down your thoughts. x 160 pages, Paperback

Larry Ferlazzo's blog with multiple posts about social/emotional learning, mindset, etc.  I found a lesson plan here for teaching mindset using videos and short writing prompts that I can adapt from 9th grade to 2nd/3rd...

Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers To Classroom Problems. New Teacher Advice!


I really like Wally Lamb. Another great book by Wally Lamb. It's a fictional story about a teacher from Columbine High School who must navigate the emotional wreckage of the tragedy that occurred there in April


Say Something by Peggy Moss is a children's picture book in which a young girl witnesses several acts of bullying at school and does nothing, until a day when she is teased and considers how those being bullied must feel.


Nineteen Minutes Jodi Picoult's best novel and most riveting book yet, with a startling and poignant story about the devastating aftermath of a school shooting told through the eyes of many characters:students, mothers, police, the shooter.

Worth the read if you are worried about the loss of critical thinking in today's society.

: Why Crucial Decisions Can't Be Made in the Blink of an Eye: Michael R.