Solutions for the Secondary ELA Teacher
Say goodbye to your Sunday scaries with free resources, lesson plan ideas, and other useful tools from Mondays Made Easy.
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My name is Daina, and I support secondary teachers in developing life-long readers and writers. In recognizing the challenges of navigating and succeeding in the 21st Century, I also provide resources for educators to equip students with appropriate skills for our modern world.
Above all, my goal is to take the hassle out of your lesson planning – I know that energy is better spent focussing on your students, your family, and yourself. I started Mondays Made Easy as a passion project to bring more joy and ease into educators’ lives. I’m a firm believer in balancing work obligations with a healthy and happy lifestyle, and I can’t wait to help you with that!
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A strong sense of classroom community is your greatest asset in secondary school. The key to any safe, welcoming, and productive work environment is communication. This is why I introduce icebreakers for high school students during the first week of school. It might seem unproductive to spend more than one block of instructional time on…
End of the year student gifts are a special way to finish the school year. Not every teacher invests time or effort in an end of the year gift, but those that do will tell you that it is deeply appreciated by students. Gifts don’t need to be extravagant, either! They can be simple, like…
When it comes to learning, reflection is a crucial step that is sometimes overlooked. Reflection is a useful tool in our classrooms, offering students the opportunity to think deeply about their learning. Reflection is also important for teachers, too! Facilitating an end of the year reflection with our students can help us refine our curriculum…
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