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How to Make Reading Lots of Books More Manageable

How to Make Reading Lots of Books More Manageable

I talk a lot about reading here on this site because I believe we learn more if we read more. And if we read books that challenge us, that learning increases exponentially. I can speak to my growth as a writer and educator as I've worked to increase the number (and...

My 2023 Reading Challenge

My 2023 Reading Challenge

Sitting down on the first day of a new year to share something with you feels a bit... different. Over the years, I've been hit or miss with my blog posts and have never really achieved a consistent posting schedule. That changes in 2023. Along with adopting a regular...

The Very Best Books I Read in 2022

The Very Best Books I Read in 2022

I am lucky to work in a profession that allows me time to read. Actually, it's pretty much part of my job to read professional development books. I'm always looking for new strategies to share with teachers. Of course, I also read out of necessity for my doctoral...

An Exciting Look at Oathbringer

An Exciting Look at Oathbringer

Brandon Sanderson’s novel, Oathbringer, is the third installment in the best-selling Stormlight Archive series. This epic fantasy novel follows Dalinar Kholin and his quest to protect Roshar from the Voidbringers. The novel features a wide array of fascinating...