Did you know that over 60% of all English words have Latin or Greek roots? You can not teach every word, but you can teach word roots that help unlock the meaning of multiple words. This post discusses the benefits of learning Latin and Greek roots and provides teaching strategies and ideas that support the learning of these roots.
Looking for a novel to share with your students? With more than 10,000 young adult novels published annually, the choices are vast. With such an extensive collection, there is certainly something for every niche and for everyone. I would suggest, however, that you look no further than the classics. Why read the classics? This post gives 5 reasons why classic literature benefits students.
With approximately 15% of students identified as special needs,it's a necessity that the regular classroom teacher finds ways to meet the needs of these students. The good news is that the best practices of working with special needs students are simply sound teaching practices that are bound to help all students.