lesson planning

5Es and the Hero’s Journey

5Es and the Hero’s Journey

I remember it like it was yesterday! It was lunch break between a Keynote presentation on inquiry learning and follow up workshops for Kern County CUE on the campus of CSU Bakersfield. Despite the the enthusiastic mood of that teachers in that audience, and the...Read more ›
Get Off to a Good Start with Story Starters

Get Off to a Good Start with Story Starters

We all know that the more kids write, the better writers they are, but sometimes it’s hard to get started. Here are some story prompt generators that will make getting started easy and fun. Scholastic Story Starters generates writing prompts for grades K-6 that...Read more ›

Lesson Design: Never a Solitary Adventure

As a brand-new teacher, I spent a lot of time abiding by unwritten rules. It was not that anyone had informed me to follow these. After all, they were unwritten, and yet so much of my time was spent deciphering the decisions and instruction taking place around me so...Read more ›
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