Last year, a 4th grade teacher dropped an idea that stopped me in my tracks. He said, "You know, I've found that when I'm loo...
It's everybody's nemesis ... pacing. A lesson goes too fast, and you feel like you haven't done it justice. A lesson goes too sl...
  My favorite reading is almost here ... summer reading. There's something about the slower pace and longer days that leads me to read m...
  This "One Small Thing" comes to you directly from Reading Reconsidered , and it's one of those things that made me automatic...
It's spring. The trees are greening, we're having more warm days than not, and Spring Break is right around the corner. All of this ...
If you haven't read  Reading Reconsidered  by Doug Lemov, Colleen Driggs, and Erica Woolway, I can't recommend it enough.  Recently ...
  The texts and topics we put in front of our kids are challenging. Through these texts, students are learning about topics as wide-ranging ...