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Review: BOOK LOVE: DEVELOPING DEPTH, STAMINA, AND PASSION IN ADOLESCENT READERS by Penny Kittle

After thirty-plus years in the classroom, I can stand up and teach the heck out of about twenty different novels and plays, complete with class activities, quizzes, writing assignments, and fascinating lecture-ettes. I can do all of this with curricular … Continue reading

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#NerdyBookClub Retro Review: OLD YELLER by Fred Gipson

One of the best things about elementary school for me was the chance to order Scholastic books. I was always allowed to order a couple of titles each time that little flyer was sent home. My parents said, “We’ll support … Continue reading

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Blogs for Everybody!

For the first time, each of my 107 students has a blog! I know that plenty of other teachers have successfully launched student blogs, so I don’t claim to be doing anything too revolutionary here. Still, enough people ask me … Continue reading

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