Episode 007: April McNair

April McNair:

April McNair has over 10 years of classroom experience teaching 2nd and 3rd grade.  She is has a Gifted and Talented Teaching Certification, as well as an ESL Certification.  She also has a Masters Degree in Education. She is the creator of the blog, A Modern Teacher and has a successful store on Teachers Pay Teachers: A Modern Teacher.  She is the creator of A Modern Teacher Planner ™, a lesson planner and personal planner for teachers. She is passionate about working with kids, empowering, and motivating teachers with inspiring prints, planning and management tools, and 2nd and 3rd grade resources.

Recommended Resources:

Teaching with Intention by Debbie Miller

Reading with Meaning by Debbie Miller

Guided Reading by Fontas and Pinnell – Fountas & Pinnell’s small-group reading instruction is described in their groundbreaking text, Guided Reading. Their extensive research has resulted in a framework of professional development books, products, and services built to support children’s learning.Teachers world-wide recognize Fountas and Pinnell’s deep understanding of classroom realities and their respect for the challenges facing teachers.

The First Days of School by Harry Wong  – The classic text on classroom management.

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