Wise Words for the Classroom (or the Home)

The Problem: You’ve probably been seeing these cute felt quotation boards everywhere. I love seeing them in gorgeous home decor settings: they’re so cute in home offices and kitchens, and I love it when people put them in their foyers.… Continue Reading

Teacher Outfit Ideas for Back to School Night

It’s back to school time! At our school, back-to-school night, a.k.a., open house, is held the evening before our high school students’ first day of attendance. I think most other schools have their open houses the first week or two… Continue Reading

You’ve Gotta Read This — Disrupting Reading: Why How We Read Matters

  Ever read a trade book that gets you excited to go back to school in the fall?   I always try to check out a few “teacher” books over the summer and sometimes I choose good ones and other… Continue Reading