Solutions for the Secondary ELA Teacher
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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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Parent communication in high school is often overlooked. In middle school and early education, school communication with parents is highly valued. In secondary school, more value is placed on responsibility and independence. High school teachers often aim to treat students like their employers or college professors would treat them. In fact, calling a student’s parents…
The 2021-2022 school year is gearing up to be a big year for the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test, also known as the OSSLT. The OSSLT was canceled for 2021: “Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the OSSLT was not administered last school year and the literacy test requirement was waived for students graduating in 2021”…
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…
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