Tag: Summer Vacation

Taking the Common Core standards outside.

Summer Reading Lists for Teachers on Vacation

Summer Reading Lists for Teachers on Vacation

By now most teachers are in the midst of their summer vacations, getting doctor’s appointments done, taking family vacations, and catching up on their summer reading. Over the past few months, I have attended several professional development workshops, participated in a writing conference, and volunteered at a Scholastic Books warehouse sale, collecting book recommendations along […]

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Candy, planting, and vacation planning

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Candy, planting, and vacation planning

Happy Halloween! Lots of teachers dread this time of the year as they fight to keep kids focused on lessons and, on the morning after Halloween, deal with students who stay up too late and then decide to cart their entire bag of treats into the classroom for non-stop snacking.  I, however, look forward to […]

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