Ready, Set, Recharge! – Take Some Time For Yourself

That’s a wrap!  Another school year has ended and vacation has begun. Time to kick back, relax and take some time for yourself.  You know the saying “happy wife, happy life”? Well, same goes for the classroom “happy teacher, happy class”!  I know it is tempting to jump right in and start planning for next year […]

Teacher Reflections – Did We Reach The Goal?

Many of us have just ended the school year or are nearing the end of the year. Time to start thinking about summer fun in the sun, vacation and spending time with family.  But, if you are like most effective teachers, you are also thinking about your school year and wondering what you could have […]

Monument 14 – Teen Review

Teen review of Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne. In Monument 14, Emmy Laybourne writes an amazing novel about ordinary kids in the future who are forced to survive after toxic gases and natural gases are released in the air.  After their bus driver crashes into a superstore (kind of like a Walmart), 14 kids ranging […]