Posted in March 2016

#WWW Wednesday #4

This weekly meme is hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. It’s open to all to participate. Why not join in and let us know what’s on your reading list this week… To join in, just answer the following three questions… What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? … Continue reading

Book Review: A Girl’s Guide to Moving On

Summary by Goodreads: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this powerful and uplifting novel, a mother and her daughter-in-law bravely leave their troubled marriages and face the challenge of starting over. Leaning on each other, Nichole and Leanne discover that their inner strength and capacity for love are greater than they ever imagined. When Nichole … Continue reading

#WWW Wednesday #3

So I am a few days late getting this out… This weekly meme is hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. It’s open to all to participate. Why not join in and let us know what’s on your reading list this week… To join in, just answer the following three questions… What … Continue reading

Book Review: These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelly

As a huge fan of Jennifer Donnelly’s book, Revolution, I was thrilled to receive an e-copy of These Shallow Graves from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Summary by Goodreads: Jo Montfort is beautiful and rich, and soon—like all the girls in her class—she’ll graduate from finishing school and be married off to a wealthy bachelor. … Continue reading

#WWWWednesday #2

This weekly meme is hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. It’s open to all to participate. Why not join in and let us know what’s on your reading list this week… To join in, just answer the following three questions… What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? … Continue reading

SOTW: Sentence Phrase Word Discussion Strategy

This semester I have been sharing all sorts of discussion strategies with teachers in my building to encourage them to move on from “teacher-led” discussions and increase student engagement and participation in class.  The strategy I shared this week comes directly from Walsh and Sattes book, Questioning for Classroom Discussion.  Their book is phenomenal and filled with … Continue reading

Book Review: What We Saw by Aaron Hartzler

“Nothing is exactly as it appears. The closer you look, the more you see.” “‘Boys will be boys’ is what people say to excuse guys when they do something awful.” “NOT BEING ABLE TO SAY NO ISN’T THE SAME AS SAYING YES.” What We Saw by Aaron Hartzler tackles the topic of rape through this honest, yet … Continue reading