February 2014

Insurgent (Divergent Book 2)

February 27, 2014

Insurgent by Veronica Roth Insurgent is the second book in the Divergent series. The first book was phenomenal and I had a really hard time putting it down. This second book is a great continuation of the world that was established in Divergent. I [Keep Reading]

A Recipe for Great Teaching

February 25, 2014

In this video, Hip Hughes suggests a recipe for teaching that includes these key ingredients. Content Knowledge “You need to understand the content beyond the curriculum because you are generally interested in it. It needs to be something [Keep Reading]

Fast Fiction – A Guide to Novel Writing

February 24, 2014

Fast Fiction: A Guide to Writing a First-Draft Novel in Thirty Days by Denise Jaden National Novel Writing Month is a huge event that happens every November. The challenge is to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. It sound nearly impossible, but I [Keep Reading]

Jean Grae Live TODAY

February 22, 2014

This week, just ahead of International Women’s Day, we have one of the most talented rappers in the game joining us for the radio program. Jean Grae will be our special guest and we will talk to her about her music, her books, her television [Keep Reading]

A Safe Community? (Not in The Walking Dead)

February 20, 2014

If you are not familiar with The Walking Dead, it is a story about a band of survivors in a zombie apocalypse. It’s horrific, scary, and at the same time, a really compelling read. This three issue arc was really well done. It gave the [Keep Reading]

A Day Plan Template to Use for Your Lessons

February 18, 2014

This is what my day plan looks like for today. I always write my lesson plans in a format that will allow anyone to come in and teach my lessons if need be. You can see that my rotary classes have a name and a room number written right on the [Keep Reading]

Valentine’s Day Hip-Hop Style

February 14, 2014

It’s time to celebrate Valentine’s Day hip-hop style. Last year, we brought you an hour-long mix of romantic rap songs. You can download that show and listen to it while you make your loved one a nice dinner on Friday. This year, we turn [Keep Reading]

My List of 2014 Reads

February 13, 2014

Two years ago I decided to start blogging about every single title that I read over the course of a year. I found that I really enjoyed having this reading log. I could look back on what I have read, track the kind of things that I choose to read, [Keep Reading]
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