Teaching is such a complicated, difficult profession. Don't worry about being great at it. Focus on being faithful.
10 Ideas for Making Poetry Fun
Have you avoided poetry as a teacher as much as possible? Does your class groan when you say it's the next unit? Does poetry make you or your students feel uncomfortable or less confident? Poetry can be really fun! I hope at least one of these 10 ideas helps you embrace it!
Is everyone in your classroom, including you, feeling ALL of the emotions? These are 15 practices I've embedded in my classroom to help students reflect on their emotions and better manage them. I know I personally have a LOT of feelings, and if you're a teacher, you're probably a bit of a mixed bag as well. Maybe this can help you and your class(es) process all those feelings. Stay well!
How I Made Poetry my Favorite Writing Unit
These poetry smashbooks give me SUCH insight into every kid. It's amazing the things that they write about and let me see. They share so much if they're just told that they can.