Back in the days of the big three networks, a television special like Charlie Brown, Winnie-the-Pooh, or the Little Drummer … More
Tag: Reading Fluency
Both my parents served in the military. My mom had a short stint as a WAC in DC before landing … More
Another Great Zoom-Aloud Play!
The Necklace is a cautionary tale written in 1884 by French writer Guy de Maupassant. It tells about a young … More
Why You Need a Cardboard Box for Black History Month
If you’ve never heard one of your students attempt a southern drawl you must give Box Brown’s Freedom Crate a … More
Just in Time for Halloween!
Having recently reclaimed my publishing rights from Scholastic for a bank of my classic short story plays, I’m very pleased … More
New Plays and Product Updates
TeachersPayTeachers has grown immensely over the last decade. Back when I first started using it as a secondary market for … More
The End of Standardized Tests?
We’ve been seeing it for the last year or so: the education pendulum on the verge of swinging. Standardized testing, … More
What’s Hindering Your Low Readers?
Perhaps many of you have figured this stuff out long ago. Me, after nearly 25 years of teaching, I recently … More
A Good Time to Say Thanks
This week I just want to say THANK YOU to all you FANTASTIC teachers who have used Read Aloud Plays … More
Old But New Favorites
Imagine saying the Pledge of Allegiance to a bright yellow flag featuring a coiled rattlesnake! The history of the flag … More