Teenagers frequently want to know when they will use the material we teach in their lives. These are perfect activities to connect to students' lives.

5 Activities to Connect to Students’ Lives

Teenagers frequently want to know when they will use the material we teach in their lives. These are perfect activities to connect to students’ lives.

ELA learning stations that engage students while adding differentiation and movement #LearningStations #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA

ELA Learning Stations that Maximize Student Engagement

Wondering how to differentiate, engage, add movement, and do #allthethings? ELA learning stations are a great place to start.

5 ways to use graphic organizers in the classroom to elevate thinking #GraphicOrganizers #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA

10 Essential Graphic Organizers for Differentiation in ELA

Graphic organizers are an amazingly convenient way to elevate thinking in any classroom. Here are ten of my favorite organizers that provide access points for all readiness levels.

How can you meaningfully use rubrics in the secondary ELA classroom? Follow these guidelines for creating and implementing rubrics. #HighSchoolELA #MiddleSchoolELA

Using Rubrics in the Secondary ELA Classroom

Using rubrics in the secondary ELA classroom will benefit students in a variety of ways. Take a look at these two processes for creating and using rubrics.

What second semester ELA lessons will you bring to your classroom? These lessons will engage students as the weather starts to warm. #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA

10 Time-Saving Second Semester ELA Activities

What second semester ELA lessons will you bring to your classroom? These lessons will engage students as the weather starts to warm. #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA

16 ways to incorporate art in English Language Arts classrooms #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA #LessonPlans

Adding Art to English Language Arts

How can you add art to English Language Arts classes without it being “fluffy?” Read about how to use it as a powerful instructional tool.

10 fresh February ELA lesson plans for middle and high school English Language Arts classrooms

10 February ELA Lesson Plans

February can be a tough month in the classroom! Both teachers and students tend to feel bored and restless. Keep things fresh with these engaging February ELA lessons.

Task cards are appropriate for secondary students. Here are five reasons to use task cards with high school students.

Five Reasons to Use Task Cards with Secondary Students

Task cards are appropriate for secondary students. Here are five reasons to use task cards with high school students.

Engaging ELA lessons and activities to keep students learning all year long! #MiddleSchoolELA #HighSchoolELA

20 Engaging ELA Activities

Needing a fresh dose of inspiration? Here, you’ll find TWENTY unique and engaging ELA activities for older students.

How can you dress stylishly and professionally as a teacher? Follow these tips to building a teacher wardrobe. #NewTeachers #TeacherWardrobe

Teacher Wardrobes on a Budget

How can you build a teacher wardrobe on a budget? Follow these tips for shopping sensibly and dressing professionally.