Today marks day ☝🏽 of Black History Month. I challenge you to honor Black History month that tells the true history of Black people AND honor the excellence. Honor the existence in before slavery. Honor the existence in spite of racism. Honor the excellence in spite of lack of recognition. Honor the history in spite … Continue reading Black History Month
What are you truly using mentor texts for?
Yes, we can teach standards with mentor texts. Of course, please, align them and use them purposefully and intentionally in your planning. You know, I’m an instructional coach so, I’m like, yes, do that. [continue reading] However, use of mentor texts like picture books (at any level), poetry, essays, excerpts of essays, multimedia sources, speeches, … Continue reading What are you truly using mentor texts for?
Vooks: Ways to implement “the Netflix of Storybooks” into your PreK to 5th grade classrooms!
She recognized this book and wanted to hear it on Vooks! She loved seeing the book we had read "come to life".