A Collection Of Tweeted Excerpts From Our New Book, The 2nd Edition Of “The ESL/ELL Teacher’s Survival Guide”

Katie and I did a “slow Twitter chat” about our book last week, where we and others who contributed to the book shared excerpts. Here are a few of the tweets from that chat: Today is the first day of the slow Twitter chat about the new 2nd edition of the ESL/ELL Teacher’s Survival Guide. … Read more

“Landing The Plane” In The Sacramento Teachers & Support Staff Eight-Day Strike

Our unions and the district reached contracts late Sunday night – school is open tomorrow, Monday! Editor’s Note: My Ed Week column, What the Teacher and Classified-Staff Strike in Sacramento Means for the Country, is a good companion piece to this guest post. Alice Mercer teaches fourth grade at an elementary school in Sacramento, CA. … Read more

21 Easy Best Teacher Gift Ideas that Teachers Will Love

Let’s find the best gift for your child’s teacher. Whether it is the start of the school year, end of the school year, Teacher Appreciation Weekthe holidays, your teacher’s birthday or just as a teacher thank you…we have teacher gift ideas that are the perfect way to Show your appreciation for your child’s teacher! Let’s … Read more