Returning Cursive Writing to the Classroom

In Kentucky, revised state standards could include returning cursive writing to the classroom along with new standards for calculus. A wide range of education legislation was signed into law by Governor Matt Bevin in April.  The Kentucky Department of Education must...

Nonfiction in the English Language Arts Curriculum

One of the big changes for teachers writing new curricula to meet Common Core Standards is the incorporation of nonfiction in the English Language Arts Curriculum.  As ELA teachers, we are experts in teaching literature — but nonfiction? Having recently gone through...

How To Teach With The Hunger Games

Many educators see the the ‘Hunger Games’ trilogy as a way to both excite avid readers and hook reluctant ones. Educators have devised imaginative ways to teach with the Hunger Games. The first film in the Hunger Games trilogy comes out today! But you...