English teachers! Keep your high school students engaged in class right up to the last day of school. Links to all of the items mentioned in this video are listed below.

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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.

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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 […]