For the last few years, I have struggled with final exams for my middle school students. I don’t teach to facts, I teach for acquisition
Brain Breaks and The Story Circle – A Fun Twist on Class Stories
I have been using brain breaks in my classroom a lot this year, mostly to move kids around in my classroom and to get their
Encouraging Student Interactions in Class
Since I attended the SCOLT conference, I have begun to implement a lot of new ideas into my daily teaching. Some of these things are
New Beginnings for Old Stories
They Figured it Out The kids now know the formula for my stories. They have heard and read enough stories by now that they can
Storytelling in Practice #3: I’ve finished the story. Now what?
This is the third part of a 3 part answer to a question that was sent to me by an elementary school teacher about using storytelling in the
Storytelling in Practice #2: The next step is to just tell the story, right? Wrong.
TPRS/Story asking in early elementary This is the second part of a 3 part answer to a question that was sent to me by an