Read this before you add This Is My America to your classroom library. What’s it about? This Is My America centers around Tracy and her family, dealing with her father who is in his last few months on death row, for a crime he didn’t commit. The novel follows as Tracy moves mountains to get help from Innocence X, an… Read More
These activities are reflective and fun. Students get to demonstrate their creativity in these end of year activities with things like comics and collages, while looking back at their year. As teachers, we know how important it is to reflect on lessons, classroom management, and the year overall. And it is important to impart this skill on students as well.
My first year as a teacher I was given that devastating news: I was going to be a floating teacher. For those not aware, floating is where a school hires a teacher but does not have a classroom available for them. So the teacher must float through other teachers’ classroom during their prep time. For me, this meant three uncomfortable… Read More