Are your students fully meeting the language standards? Use this process to break down the standards into smaller objectives and ensure standard mastery. Are your ELA students MEETING the language standards? I knew I covered language in every assignment. I mean the main job of an ELA teacher ...
Hi there, I’m Crystal! I’m so glad you stopped by!
I am a Middle Grades English Language Arts Teacher turned Instructional Coach turned Assistant Principal. I have a LOVE for all things curriculum, literacy, data, and SPARKLY!
I hope to be able to share my passion for teaching, coaching, and leadership with you!
Try out one of these five fun rewards in your middle school classroom to engage students and have some fun! When I used to teach middle school, I found myself struggling to incorporate fun along with my complex material. I had to cover reading, writing, and grammar...content that only about half ...
Need help ensuring your students are mastering the standards? Check out this new product line from The Sparkly Notebook! In case you don’t know, I am extremely standards focused! Ha! That surely isn’t a surprise by now. I love the standards and feel they are amazing guides to ensure we ...
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