I’m hard on my books. Argue if you want, but a spine is meant to be cracked. Oh, yes, I dog-ear pages (the horror!), underline passages, scribble phrases in the margins that mean nothing to anyone but me.

You already know, books can be a tool to help us figure out this weird world, but I worry many of our teens don’t feel the same. To them, books are a drag, a literal weight in their backpacks offering nothing relevant to their lives except slightly stronger shoulder muscles.

Let’s try to change that. Continue reading

Whether you’re a brand-new teacher or a seasoned veteran, it’s always helpful to add a few fresh ideas to your classroom routines. The high school team at TpT just released a gold mine of tips and tricks to help smooth your entry into the school year and inspire you to try something new. Everything from […]