Monthly Archives: June 2016

End-of-the-Year Surveys

For the first time in four years of teaching, I decided to create an end-of-the-year survey for my students to complete. Throughout the year, I have used Google Forms to survey my students’ interests and needs, but as I was … Continue reading End-of-the-Year Surveys

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Summer Reading: Yay or Nay?

As summer approaches, a hot topic seems to be summer reading. Most schools assign a book for each grade level to read during the summer, and those students are then expected to return to school in September in preparation for … Continue reading Summer Reading: Yay or Nay?

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Extending the Lesson into the Real World

As my War & Literature course was coming to a close, I decided to do an alternative assessment that would give my students the opportunity to make a difference in the world. During the semester, I invited a military sergeant … Continue reading Extending the Lesson into the Real World

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Advice for New Teachers

A common topic among my previous posts is advice: advice to teachers from students, advice for teaching in the final month, and advice from seniors to upcoming seniors. Going along with this theme, I thought I’d blog about advice for … Continue reading Advice for New Teachers

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