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Fun With Literary Allusions

Let’s talk about literary allusion. For some of you, it may be a literary device you haven’t thought much about since tenth grade English, but it is …


10 Benefits of Reading: Why You Should Read Every Day

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …

5 Quick Tips for Secondary Classroom Management That Actually Work

This fall I will begin my sixth year of teaching, which is still weird to see written down because it seems like just yesterday I was struggling …


Socratic Seminar

The Socratic style of discourse lends itself quite well to establishing critical thinkers due to the fact that Socrates believed that enabling …

Do you always use suitable connectives in your writing? If not, try using this helpful poster.

5 Peer Conferencing Strategies That Actually Work

<b>Neon Revision</b><p>Many kids don’t know what or where to mark when reading another student’s work. Neon revision is an approach that can really help. …

60 Tips: Best classroom techniques for teachers of English