Literature

You’re Never Too Old for a Read-Aloud!

Every night, my husband and I spend thirty minutes reading each other poetry or great works of literature--just kidding! Between general parenting, homeschooling, housekeeping, working, and having to tell each other highlights from the day's news stories that the other one already read (because the pleasure is not in the knowing, but the┬átelling), we are… Continue reading You’re Never Too Old for a Read-Aloud!

Writing

Dreams for Dayla Learning Curriculum (A Call for Beta Testers)

Do you want to know a secret? I've got some dreams for this site. See, I've been teaching writing for more than a decade, and I love doing it. In that time, I've thought a lot about what makes writing exciting, interesting, and engaging. When people find out I'm an English teacher, they usually groan… Continue reading Dreams for Dayla Learning Curriculum (A Call for Beta Testers)