Tag Archives: Reading

Teach Like a PIRATE Book Whisperer

Yadda yadda, haven’t posted in a long time. Course load increased, prep time decreased, musical production, mentoring a first year teacher, supervising a pre-service teacher, etc. etc. etc. BUT I just finished reading Teach Like A Pirate by Dave Burgess. Oh. My. Goodness. It’s our book for our WELS Book Club this summer. We’re discussing Part 1 of the book… Read more »

April, Already?

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The teachers and I here are just coming off our first “real” break since Christmas. It was a delightful time for me, a whole week off (almost…still had grad school work to do), and time to visit parents, brothers, sisters, and my nephew. I missed meeting my new nephew by only a couple days! My husband and I look forward… Read more »

Book Review: “A New Culture of Learning” (and World of Warcraft)

The second-to-last most recent book I’ve had to read for my Masters course was called A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change. It was penned by Douglas Thomas¬†and John Seeley Brown. A more interesting fact: it was the first e-book that I actually read on the Kindle App on my iPad! Review aside… Read more »

“The Red Pyramid” Projects

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My 7th and 8th grade Literature classes recently finished listening to the audiobook of The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan. ¬†When I read the book last summer, I loved it and I knew I would have to share it with my class. Side note: I think that’s one of my favorite things about being a Literature teacher — you can… Read more »