3 Successful Strategies for Distance Learning (and 2 that Failed)

This post explores several strategies that have worked with the new distance learning model, and several that have failed. Multiple teachers provide their experience in this post.

Reclaiming Your Time – How I Stick to a 40 Hour Workweek

This school year marks my 14th straight year teaching of AP® English Literature. While I've learned quite a few strategies in that time, when I first started out in the profession I demonstrated all of typical first year teacher traits: I was usually only planned one day ahead (if that). I took grading home every… Continue reading Reclaiming Your Time – How I Stick to a 40 Hour Workweek

4 Ways Teachers Misuse “How to Read Literature Like a Professor”

You've probably heard of Thomas C. Foster's How to Read Literature Like a Professor and may already use it in your classroom. Foster's text, while not originally written for classroom use, has become a staple for many AP®* Lit teachers. Foster puzzles over this phenomenon in the preface of the book's second edition, saying he… Continue reading 4 Ways Teachers Misuse “How to Read Literature Like a Professor”