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“When you’re working in a school,” she said, “stay away from the teachers’ lounge.” 
 
Despite having nothing to do with teaching language arts, this is the best advice I ever received...

For this week's To Do Today, let's playWordle wordplay.

 

Wordle is a website that lets you create word "art" out of vocab lists, words to describe yourself (or have your students), literature, RSS feeds to any website/blog, etc. They're great fun to organize and identify...

From Hard Knocks to Honor Rolls

Thanks to Crossnore School, North Carolina kids are getting out of a broken system and into a safe, supportive community.

 

The Crossnore School was founded by Mary Martin Sloop, M.D. in 1913 for Blue Ridge Mountain...

Teacher liability is a critical issue. You are responsible for your own acts that may result in liability charges, so make certain that you protect yourself against avoidable liability suits. 
 
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With an entire class of students’ reading levels to keep track of, it’s easy for your guided reading program to become disorganized. Sometimes it seems you spend more time cleaning than you do teaching! There are some things you can do to help. ...

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