Education, learning, Literacy

A Better Summer Slide Graphic?

Well, folks, it's that time of year! Time when we reflect on the past school year, dream about all of the ways we will be a better teacher come September, and curse the custodial staff for refusing to let us install air conditioners in our classrooms. It's also that time of year when we begin… Continue reading A Better Summer Slide Graphic?

Education, learning, Literacy

Free, Easy, & Fun Summer Learning (Sangria Not Included)

One of the aspects I like best about being a teacher is the freedom we educators have during the summer. Not in the sense of having our summers "off"--because who, among us, truly do nothing work-related over the summer?--but in the sense of having the space and the time to reflect, to learn, and to dream… Continue reading Free, Easy, & Fun Summer Learning (Sangria Not Included)