I am an education specialist and author who helps empower those who work with students. I am available to help teachers and parents with my consulting services, workshops, books and other resources, including my teacher store.
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One of the questions I like to ask parents at the beginning of the school year is: "How does feel your child best learns?" The choices are: auditory, visual, kinesthetic, multiple modalities. I ask this question because if you have a dominant learning style, it is...
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"Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire." - Jennifer Leeread more
My updated blog site should be up and running next week-until then, I am unable to post pictures and graphics. I am excited for it to be done soon! “Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never...read more
"It is not enough to be busy. The question is: what are we busy about?” --Henry David Thoreauread more
"I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experience behind him." --Eleanor Rooseveltread more
Last year, I did a series on teaching the six syllable types. Teaching the six syllable types is a phonics-based approach to teaching decoding and encoding (reading and spelling). Research shows that a phonics-based approach is the best approach for most students,...read more
I like to recommend good and useful books, but this month I am recommending a video. The video is called "Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things" (available on Netflix and elsewhere). Minimalism is basically a lifestyle approach where you minimize the...read more
We have been looking at data tracking and student growth. In Part I, we looked at the importance of a good data tracking system, and in Part II, we discussed three reading assessments I recommend. Today, we will be looking at recording data. There are many ways...read more
If you saw an incomplete template of my new look yesterday, I apologize. That mistakenly went live by the company working on updating my site. I was not happy!read more