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Why we teach comprehension skills/strategies…DUH!?!

Why we teach comprehension skills/strategies…DUH!?!

For those of you who have heard me speak in person, you know that I come from a complete place of humility about teaching.  Throughout my speaking gigs, I say, "I didn't have a clue about this when I taught!" or "All of my former students are probably in prison...

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My A-ha on Classroom Management/Behavior Management!

My A-ha on Classroom Management/Behavior Management!

I had a huge a-ha today while I was working on a new conference presentation: I was using the terms "classroom management" and "behavior management" interchangeably.  I think I knew they were slightly different, but it dawned on me today that they are VERY different....

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The Q & A Series #5 of 10 | Work Weekends?!

The Q & A Series #5 of 10 | Work Weekends?!

Question: What kind of teaching work do you do on the weekends? Answer:  Truth be told, I carried work home with me, set it by the front door and then never touched it until I picked it up early Monday morning to cart it back to school!  Note: See #3 in this series...

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The Q & A Series #9 of 10 | A Lesson Tanks?!

The Q & A Series #9 of 10 | A Lesson Tanks?!

Question: What do you do when you know a lesson is tanking? Answer: Well, this happens to all of us for different reasons.  Sometimes a lesson tanks because I haven’t prepped properly, sometimes because I thought they knew something that the needed to know and they...

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