Category Archives: Teaching Resources

Don’t Just Read Shakespeare, Perform It!

Shakespeare’s plays are a staple in high schools across the country. Unfortuntately, when most students hear the name “Shakespeare” they react with a mixture of dread and anxiety. They worry they won’t “get it” and chances are they won’t get … Continue reading

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5 Student-Driven Projects That Engage Higher-Level Thinking Skills

Using an online component to complement in-class work makes it much easier to facilitate meaningful group work. Prior to adopting and integrating online discussions, I struggled to facilitate group work that really worked. When facilitating group work in the classroom, … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Teachers Should Create a PLN Now!

This morning I had a conversation with a fellow teacher. When I asked how she was doing, she said she was “fighting the Back-to-School blues.” With 9 years of teaching and back-to-schools under my belt I both identified with her … Continue reading

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