I recently did a post about what classroom teachers could learn from the way that yoga teachers run their class. Here are some more lessons that come from my experience doing a ton of yoga over the summer. (I have to give a shout out to Yoga on High, which
There is a lot of information out there about what to do on the first day of school. But what should you do on the second day of school to get students engaged in the subject matter of English classes? In previous posts I did a post on using
There are a lot of suggestions floating around out there about what to do on the first day of school. But what should you do on the second day in Language Arts? I already did a post on using a short story to establish how you approach the task of
There are a lot of posts out there on what to do on the first day of school: set expectations, go over the syllabus, do some icebreakers, go get textbooks, cry that your summer is officially over. But what do you do on the second day when it’s time
Finding stuff for seniors to do at the end of the year is difficult, even for kids in AP Lit. At some point I was inspired to create a tournament in my class similar to the March Madness tournament. I called it April Madness (or, this year, May Madness because
In college I worked at a local book store where one day we received a humorous couple of phone calls. “Do you have the Cilffsnotes to Hiroshima?” the boy on the other end asked. The book was read in the local high school, and the students had to buy it for class.