Monthly Archives: February 2019

Student Poem: #3

Foggy mornings we took off, We flew through the dark haze, We would call to one another, Trying to stay close.   There one cried, We all look below, Into the reflection of ourselves, Finally, water.   It was as … Continue reading

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Student Poem: #2

Why do they brainwash us from the beginning Why do we go to school for 13 years when in end we don’t learn anything Why are we expected to be involved in every sport possible Why are we expected to … Continue reading

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Student Poem #1

I thought it would be fun to take a break to share some of the poems my students recently wrote. Even though they didn’t look forward to writing their own poems at the end of the poetic unit, I think … Continue reading

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Research Lesson Series: Part 3

In this post I will share how I use a film to teach researching skills. I hope the post generates some ideas for you. I like movies. I think movies and other forms of media are powerful learning tools, even … Continue reading

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Research Lesson Series: Part 2

Even with options, students will still use Google for research. Especially for everyday searches. For the second post in the series I want to share a few advance options in Google that will help students search in a more efficient … Continue reading

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