5 fun ways to use blank comic strip templates in your class

Today we're looking at five fun ways to use blank comic strip templates in your class. Picture this. It's 3.05 on a Wednesday afternoon. You have to finish work, get to your kid’s daycare, wrestle them into a car seat, and take them to a doctor's appointment.  You...

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5 fast and easy tips for how to teach Shakespeare: sonnets

5 fast and easy tips for how to teach Shakespeare: sonnets

Looking for teaching ideas on Shakespeare? Today we're going to cover 5 fast and easy tips for how to teach Shakespeare: sonnets edition. If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you probably know the awful rookie mistakes I made when first teaching Shakespeare...

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7 easy tips for teaching William Shakespeare’s sonnets

7 easy tips for teaching William Shakespeare’s sonnets

Teaching William Shakespeare’s sonnets is a great way to introduce Shakespeare to students because the texts are so short they are like a bite-sized introduction to Shakespeare.   It’s far easier to convince students to analyze something that’s only 14 lines long, as...

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3 fast and easy ways of teaching students to take notes

3 fast and easy ways of teaching students to take notes

Do your students struggle to take notes? Are you looking for fast and easy ways of teaching students to take notes?  Then you’re in the right place. But before we begin, students may need some convincing that taking notes is a skill worth learning.  You may need to...

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10+ easy end of year activities for students

10+ easy end of year activities for students

It’s getting to that time of year again.  You know the time.  Students are bored and restless.  You are stressed and frantic with reporting.  And you all need a break!  Today I’m going to give you a break - I have some easy, low-to-no prep end-of-year activities for...

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