Classroom Management · For Your Classroom

How to Have a Productive and Successful First Day of Class

Sometimes the first day of class can be really intimidating. After all, you only get one chance to make a first impression. You want it to be a good one; but you want it to be the right one. Here are some easy tips to help you have a successful first day of class in your middle or high school classroom.

For Your Classroom · Writing

Tools & Advice for Teaching Writing in High School

Build a foundation- teach the writing process Learning the writing process is the best first step to write anything! Emphasis on the process part- students have to grasp that writing is more than filling a blank page. I find that teens are often really intimidated by a blank page. What's worse, their goal is usually… Continue reading Tools & Advice for Teaching Writing in High School

Christian School · For Your Classroom

The Most Important Project I Ever Assigned

It was my last few weeks with my students. I knew I was leaving, but they didn't. I was excited to move on from the disaster that had been the past school year, and start over in a new season of life, but I was also heartbroken, knowing that I would never have the opportunity… Continue reading The Most Important Project I Ever Assigned