Showing posts from April, 2019

Action Research

Did you know that @NCSLMA’s awards and grants applications are open RIGHT NOW? Go take a look! Don’t know where to start on action research? Take a look at  Larry Ferlazzo’s   THE BEST RESOURCES FOR LEARNING ABOUT TEACHER ACTION RESEARCH

STEM posters

Aren’t these beautiful! They’re  downloadable and free ! HT:  @sedley1  

NCGA plans to lock school calendars

It should come as no surprise to anyone in NC education that the NCGA does not want teachers to visit Raleigh as a large group. Need some evidence?Look right here in this article:  Budget language seems to block future teacher protests, school closings If this passes, school districts will only be able to change their calendars based on a finite list of items.  The proposal would lock school calendars in place at the beginning of the school year, forbidding local boards of education from changing them except in response to "a severe weather condition, energy shortage, utility failure, public health crisis, school safety crisis, emergency related to a school building or school transportation, or act of God."  Don’t you love the use of the word *forbidding*? Personal leave will only be allowed if a sub can be found. I can’t even find a sub now when I’m sick. When Ron had his eye surgery, guess what? No sub. You know what else? Subs cancel at the last minute! Protests aside, wh

Why is it so scary just to let kids read?

I’m involved in a convo on FB about this very thing. Why is it so scary just to let kids read? The best incentive for reading is the awesome attraction of a great story in just the right hands! — πŸ…±πŸ…ΈπŸ†ƒπŸ†‚πŸ†ˆ πŸ…ΆπŸ†πŸ…ΈπŸ…΅πŸ…΅πŸ…ΈπŸ…½ (@BitsyGriffin) April 21, 2019 from Twitter April 21, 2019 at 02:18PM via IFTTT

Review: The Woman in Cabin 10

The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware My rating: 4 of 5 stars I read the reviews and started reading this book prepared for the worse, but was quickly surprised. I wanted to find out what was happening to Lo Blankenship and had a hard time putting it down until I knew. View all my reviews