July 2023

Classroom Activities

Inspiring Engagement by Transforming Books into Lively Experiences

Motivation plays a vital role in helping reluctant readers find success in reading. It’s crucial to spark excitement about reading to ensure every child becomes a confident reader. 
But how can we infuse daily reading activities with motivation to create a routine that nurtures students’ love for literacy?
Boosting Engagement through Motivation
Many struggling readers find reading challenging and unenjoyable. No one likes doing something difficult. So…

Classroom Activities

Transport Your Class to a Different Era with These Historical Halloween Costume Ideas

As anyone who has worked with students during the Autumn season can attest, Halloween brings about great excitement among students of all ages. 
That said, here are some intriguing ideas for high school students to consider when selecting their Halloween costumes, incorporating historical and literary elements as well as famous figures:
Deacon Brodie
Deacon Brodie may not ring a bell immediately, but what about Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde? William Brodie, also known …