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    Minilesson

    Evaluating Sources of Information

    Evaluate sources with a checklist.
     

    Evaluating Sources of Information

    Minilesson

    Using Time-Order Transitions

    Teach about chronological transitions.

    illustration of a clock character holding a pencil

    Minilesson

    If I Were President

    Think about being president.

    If I Were President

    Minilesson

    Comparing Myself to a President

    Compare yourself to a president.

    Abraham Lincoln

    Minilesson

    If I Were a President's Pet

    Imagine being a president's pet.

    FDR quote

    Blog Post

    Teaching the Whole Child (in a Fragmented World)

    Social-Emotional Intelligence: 
    SEL
    Social-Emotional Learning
    Socialization
    Bullying
    Body Language
    Impulse Control
    Conflict Resolution
    Attention and Focus

    Blog Post

    Developing Social-Emotional Skills Through Literature

    Social-Emotional Intelligence: 
    Emotion
    Empathy
    Happiness
    Sadness
    Anger
    Fear
    Love
    Hurt
    Social-Emotional Learning

    Blog Post

    Dealing with Sadness in School

    Social-Emotional Intelligence: 
    Social-Emotional Learning
    SEL
    Emotion
    Sadness

    Blog Post

    Connect SEL to the Brain

    Social-Emotional Intelligence: 
    Brain Stem
    Cortex
    Limbic System
    Brain and Nervous System

    Blog Post

    Improve SEL Through Literature

    English Language Arts: 
    Reading
    Social-Emotional Intelligence: 
    Emotion
    Social-Emotional Learning

    Blog Post

    8 Best Practices for Mentoring Young Writers

    English Language Arts: 
    Writing
    Prewriting
    Revising
    Editing
    Strong Ideas
    Logical Organization
    Effective Voice

    Blog Post

    Successful Adulting (or What You Don't Learn in School)

    21st Century Skills: 
    Critical Thinking
    Creative Thinking
    Problem Solving
    Inquiry Process

    Blog Post

    Connecting Writing with Media Literacy

    English Language Arts: 
    Prewriting
    Writing
    Revising
    Editing
    Publishing
    Writing Process
    Media Literacy
    21st Century Skills: 
    Media Literacy
    Information Literacy
    Researching

    Blog Post

    15 Awesome Persuasive Writing Prompts

    English Language Arts: 
    Writing
    21st Century Skills: 
    Writing Project

    Blog Post

    How to Improve Media Literacy

    21st Century Skills: 
    Media Literacy

    Blog Post

    38 Ways Students Can Create Digital Content

    21st Century Skills: 
    Creating
    Web Project
    Graphing Project
    Audio-Visual Project
    Writing Project

    Blog Post

    7 Steps to a Great Writing Workshop

    English Language Arts: 
    Qualities of Writing
    Ideas
    Structure
    Writing Process
    Prewriting
    Writing
    Revising
    Editing
    Publishing

    Blog Post

    8 Mindful Writing Habits (and 16 Prompts!)

    English Language Arts: 
    Writing Process
    Writing
    21st Century Skills: 
    Creative Thinking
    Problem Solving
    Critical Thinking
    Questioning
    Researching
    Creating

    Blog Post

    Unifying Paragraphs

    English Language Arts: 
    Writing Process
    Revising
    Paragraphs

    Blog Post

    Awaken Creativity—and Students

    21st Century Skills: 
    Creative Thinking
    Problem Solving

    Blog Post

    Solutions for Choppy Writing

    English Language Arts: 
    Fluid Sentences
    Sentences
    Style
    Revising

    Blog Post

    How to Scaffold Grammar Instruction

    English Language Arts: 
    Grammar
    Complex Sentences
    Commas
    Sentence Combining

    Blog Post

    Surveying Growth in Your Writing Classroom

    Minilesson

    Writing Descriptions That "Show" Instead of "Tell"

    Teach students to use sensory details.

    A GROUP OF MEN AND WOMEN, WITH A GUIDE, WHITE WATER RAFTING ON THE PATATE RIVER, ECUADOR

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