With my yearbook and journalism classes, I want to make sure that all of my staffers and editors feel like an equal, important part of our little classroom community that we are building. And what is so tough is that at the start of a new year, these types of publications classes start out somewhat […]
A summer program helps San Francisco high school students get back on track academically – and gives them an introduction to higher education and jobs. “What I took from this program is confidence,” one student said. “If you really want something, there should be no reason you can’t go out and get it.”
One of my favorite end-of-the-year activities I’ve ever done with my students is an end-of-the-year letter to themselves. I did this one year that I had seniors. I had them write a letter to their future selves, and I told them I would mail the letters to them in one year. Several days before we […]
High school social emotional learning just got easier and more interesting. Find lessons, activities, worksheets, videos and more high school SEL teaching resources in an engaging image-based style. Great for high school health, social emotional learning wellness lessons.
A word wall is a great interactie tool in the ELA classroom to teach middle school and high school students vocabulary and literary terms. This post has ideas and activities that make a word wall effective in a Language Arts classroom. Plus, you can download a free template for a QR-Code word wall making it easy to create in your classroom!