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    Pearls Before Swine demonstrates the importance of background knowledge

    Pearls Before Swine

    Pearls Before Swine

    Pearls Before Swine on importance of background knowledge

    Correlation doesn't imply causation, but it does waggle its eyebrows suggestively and gesture furtively while mouthing 'look over there'.

    August 18, 2013

    THE FUTURE (We can all dream, can't we?)

    There's a good guy teacher meme?! Can he teach ALL my classes please?

    Pearls Before Swine

    Inside My Head: an activity for kids...for teaching schema/beginning of the year activity

    AP LIT teacher's blog = great resources for all level English teachers.

    Peer Edit- I called this Round Table Peer edit and it worked beautifully! I also, noticed that the students catch the mistake they were assign to catch more readily in their future writing.

    good character behavior- writer's notebook activity

    Six Classroom Questions to start off the school year!


    for parents on parent night :)


    iPaddling through Fourth Grade-Encourage...Engage...Enlighten...Empower: Words Their Way - Spelling - 1:1 Classroom

    First day "about me by the numbers" activity

    LOL! It's always during Back to School when everyone is trying to get their classrooms set up! :)