Meet Brenda. She’s a National Board Certified Teacher who spent 35 years teaching upper elementary students. Now she wants to share the recipe for a long, fulfilling career. First, to survive, happy teachers organize, plan, and simplify. Then, to thrive, they learn, engage, and dive in. Read on for ideas, tutorials, and inspiration.
Capitalize on the reading-writing connection with some mystery writing. As kids read mysteries, explain how to map the clues. Then, put the skill to use. As a culmination to your mystery…Read More
Mystery activities = fun! Let your kids think like detectives. They’ll love cracking codes, experimenting with invisible ink, fingerprinting, observation games, and more! At home or in the classroom, mystery activities…Read More
Enjoy teaching mystery novels to your intermediate grade students! Mysteries involve many characters and complex plots. Therefore, kids must pay attention to detail, make connections, and infer. These intricate books boost kids’…Read More