• Letter From The Editor Motherhood

    Hope Is In The Loss

    “Yet…Hope is in the loss. Now I know, this is only the beginning.  The beginning of a beautifully broken road leading me back to the joy I thought I lost.” These were the words…

    March 30, 2018
  • Back to School Morale

    Making Your Team a Family

    The end of the school year is quickly approaching! Hopefully you’re feeling a sense of excitement about ending the school year strong! I’m breaking from math topics today to talk about building a community on…

    March 27, 2018
  • Language Motivation Reading Writing

    Word Collectors

    Cornett’s Book Corner “Some people collect stamps. Some people collect coins. Some people collect art. And Jerome? Jerome collected words . . .” Teach your students to be word collectors through the introduction of…

    March 15, 2018
  • Organization

    Spring Cleaning in the Classroom

    Spring is in the air! All the world looks fresh and new. All the world, that is, except for every classroom in March. By this time in the school year, my classroom was overrun…

    March 14, 2018
  • School Psychology

    Winter Blues

    Seasonal Affective Disorder We all get sad from time to time and in the winter this can get worse. For around 6% of people it’s more than the “winter blues”, there’s actually a diagnosable…

    March 12, 2018
  • Culture Motivation Reading

    Best Friend Books

    The Beauty of Repeated Readings I recently had the opportunity to hear one of my favorite literacy experts, Lester Laminack, speak on the topic of reading stories multiple times.  Repeated reading is a subject…

    February 15, 2018
  • Culture School Psychology

    Discovering Dyslexia

    Dyslexia is so dear to my heart I can’t believe I haven’t written a post on it before now.  I think it’s because I’m worried I won’t do it justice.  There are so many…

    February 12, 2018