Two books that changed my practice

For two weeks, I have been debating which books to share. Teachers don't have a lot of time on their hands, so when you recommend a book, it had better be powerful and worthwhile.

Grammar Lessons: A Time and A Place

Beth Moore has written a wonderful summary here on how to realistically implement grammar into our classrooms. I also really like "Mechanically Inclined" and "Everyday Editing" by Jeff Anderson for the upper grades. His lower elementary version will be coming out soon.

Improve Our Students’ Reading: Part 1

The question, How do we improve students’ reading?, is not a new one, but more and more is learned every year as to which practices are most effective. I can summarize the strongest key factor in one word: teachers. Teachers help students learn to read and grow as readers, so improving teaching practices in the... Continue Reading →

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