Steve has been teaching middle school English for 20 years, and is finishing his last semester as a school library media specialist student. He is an old dog constantly learning new tricks!
With the arrival of the holiday season, I have been taking stock of the many things for which I am thankful. I wanted to share some of these reflections, as I think they have some direct bearing on being a… Read More ›
Book Clubs Are Great! Except… I think we can all agree that book clubs are great. They encourage a sense of community and collaboration as the group reads and discusses their reactions to the texts. They foster students’ sense of… Read More ›
Great Professional Development: Learning from Colleagues Great professional development makes the recipients feel engaged, energized, and ready to take something they’ve learned and apply it to their practice as soon as possible. As someone who’s been through a lot… Read More ›
While there are some differences between being a classroom teacher and being a librarian, there’s a pretty good amount of overlap as well. In my field experience placement (which is also the school in which I’ve been teaching for nearly… Read More ›