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Failure: The Unseen Elephant

Failure: The Unseen Elephant

Posted by Mary Collins on Jan 26th 2019

I once read that failure is the mother of success, and there's a lot of truth in that. Ask any inventor. Ask any scientist. Ask any successful business person. Ask just about anyone, and they'll tell … read more
The Value Of Teaching Values Through Literature

The Value Of Teaching Values Through Literature

Posted by Mary Collins on Jan 19th 2019

More than any other classroom teachers, those of us who teach literature have a golden opportunity to teach our students values: things like integrity, respect, ethics, morality, and tolerance. So why … read more
Teaching Character In Lit And In Life

Teaching Character In Lit And In Life

Posted by Mary Collins on Jan 10th 2019

We teach the elements of fiction over and over and over again as we teach novel after novel, and character is certainly an important element of fiction, but do we really take advantage of the opportun … read more
Which Literature Guide Is Right For You?

Which Literature Guide Is Right For You?

Posted by Mary Collins on Jan 3rd 2019

We have a lot of teaching guide choices for some of the most popular titles. Deciding which one is best for you can be challenging. Here's a little summary about the products, that might help you:I Ne … read more
Ways To Incorporate Nonfiction Into Your Literature Unit

Ways To Incorporate Nonfiction Into Your Literature Unit

Posted by Mary B Collins on Mar 13th 2017

We're living in The Information Age, a time when there is more information about EVERYTHING more readily available than ever before in human history. Yet, ironically, students' knowledge of background … read more