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Stop Complaining About a Short Summer | For Teachers

Stop Complaining About a Short Summer | For Teachers

One of my biggest pet peeves used to be when people would say to me, “It must be nice to be a teacher, you have summers off!” It made me want to show them my plan book and say, “What do you mean a summer off?! I’m already planning for next year!”

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Comprehension vs. Critical Thinking | For Teachers

Comprehension vs. Critical Thinking | For Teachers

In the second installment of our comprehension and critical thinking mini-series, I want to discuss recognizing the difference between comprehension and critical thinking. I don't know about you, I've often used these terms interchangeably when really, they're two...

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How to Stop Dragging Home Writing to Grade | For Teachers

How to Stop Dragging Home Writing to Grade | For Teachers

Stop bringing home writing to grade and then taking it back to school untouched! Today I want to encourage you to think differently about how to go about grading kids' writing. Here's how:  Grade ONE thing at a time. If you're working on writing an introduction,...

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