Posted in August 2016

SOTW: Minute by Minute Study Strategies

I came across this resource on Edutopia (love that website!) and had to share this with teachers this week.  Here are simple strategies to teach students how to study effectively for class: Minute by Minute Study Strategies

Book Review: Damaged by Lisa Scottoline

Summary from Goodreads: Damaged finds Mary DiNunzio, partner at the all-female law firm of Rosato & DiNunzio, embroiled in one of her most heartbreaking cases yet. Suing the Philadelphia school district to get help for a middle school boy with emotional issues, Mary ends up becoming the guardian ad litem of her minor client. As … Continue reading

SOTW: How to Take Awesome Notes and Learn

It always surprises teachers that students don’t come into high school knowing how to take notes (or what to actually do with their notes to study). Instead of complaining, I take a different approach and teach them how to do it.  I model a lot and have the students practice over and over again in … Continue reading

SOTW: Quick Way to Partner Up Students

One of the biggest struggles I face when asking students to “partner up” is the amount of time that it takes them to find a partner.  Then there are always students who don’t want to work together, who don’t have a partner, or who always partner with the same person. I have used these templates … Continue reading