Confession time: I’m Facebook dumb. I’ve never really understood social media. All that liking and tagging and following leaves me as confused as my grandpa at Starbucks.

All I want is a black cup of coffee. I mean, all I want is share cool ideas and resources with my English teacher friends. Continue reading

Looking to bridge the gap between my students’ obsession with love of social media and my obsession with appreciation of literature, I built an Instagram Challenge for my Quarter Trio groups last week. (Facebook, my teens tell me, is so five years ago; Instagram and Snapchat are where it’s at, apparently.)

Here’s what the assignment looked like Continue reading

When I started this blog in June, I wasn’t really sure what I was getting myself into. I figured I’d post a few ideas during summer vacation and then ignore it/run out of time to feed it once school started. As it turns out, this blog has become my favorite distraction – it satisfies my itch […]