2017

Why Switching Subject Areas Was the Best Thing to Happen to Me

Many of us teachers have a subject area preference. We tend to be hyper-aware of our strengths and weaknesses, and our teacher preparation classes have taught us to be highly reflective. As a result, we also know how we learn best and what methods of study work most effectively for us. Additionally, we have interests… Continue reading Why Switching Subject Areas Was the Best Thing to Happen to Me

2017

Teaching News Bias Without Being Biased

As a language arts teacher, the growing inability to critically analyze media, especially news media, can be disheartening. We are in the business of teaching our students to become critical thinkers, especially when reading and responding to content they read. Due to the increase in “fake news” that exists and the prevalence of news on… Continue reading Teaching News Bias Without Being Biased