Ms. Donnelly Reads

"A Reader Lives a Thousand Lives" George R.R. Martin

The last few years I’ve forced myself into making friends with technology and social media in my classroom. I developed a website for my students, started using Remind to stay in contact with them, and created an Instagram account for my classes (that, though, was short lived. I didn’t want there to be any trouble …

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Building communities in the classroom is difficult, at best. Middle schoolers are the worst. They teeter between being a child and a teen- they want the rights of grown ups, but not the responsibilities of one. So, I’m always looking for new and interesting ways to create a classroom culture that allows the kids to …

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