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MASS HYSTERIA CONFIRMED IN NEW YORK SCHOOLA bizarre illness affecting nearly 20 students at a Western New York Junior-Senior High school now has an official diagnosis: mass hysteria.    The students, almost all of them girls, and mostly friends, began experiencing involuntary jerks and tics. Sometimes their limbs, neck or face would suddenly spasm; other times they would twitch, grunt, or shout. It was strange and troubling behavior, made all the more scary because it had no clear cause.

MASS HYSTERIA CONFIRMED IN NEW YORK SCHOOLA bizarre illness affecting nearly 20 students at a Western New York Junior-Senior High school now has an official diagnosis: mass hysteria. The students, almost all of them girls, and mostly friends, began experiencing involuntary jerks and tics. Sometimes their limbs, neck or face would suddenly spasm; other times they would twitch, grunt, or shout. It was strange and troubling behavior, made all the more scary because it had no clear cause.

Join me as I blog about being a teacher, organization, tips and my crazy zoo of animals!

Join me as I blog about being a teacher, organization, tips and my crazy zoo of animals!

The Great Gatsby Annotation Guide

The Great Gatsby Annotation Guide

Includes close reading activities for each chapter of The Great Gatsby. Can be completed as individul assignments or as a whole class or small group.

Your Chums are Fighting, Why aren't You?!  - Propaganda Home Decor Art - circa WWI era

Your Chums are Fighting, Why aren't You?! - Propaganda Home Decor Art - circa WWI era

Brainstorming is an important part of the writing process. Begin your next essay with some collaborative essay brainstorming strategies that will get your students engaged, motivated, and ready to write.

Brainstorming is an important part of the writing process. Begin your next essay with some collaborative essay brainstorming strategies that will get your students engaged, motivated, and ready to write.

Classroom Creativities: How I Organize My Students' Desks A high school Spanish teacher shares what materials she keeps within arms reach for her students.

Classroom Creativities: How I Organize My Students' Desks A high school Spanish teacher shares what materials she keeps within arms reach for her students.

Teach your students how to properly embed quotations in their writing. CCSS Aligned. Includes ESL Differentiation. Writing. Grades 7-12. Teaching writing. Secondary English. High school. Middle school.

Embedding Quotations: A Common Core Lesson About Writing with Quotes

Teach your students how to properly embed quotations in their writing. CCSS Aligned. Includes ESL Differentiation. Writing. Grades 7-12. Teaching writing. Secondary English. High school. Middle school.

Stand on the exact spot where the victims of the Salem Witch Trials were hanged | Roadtrippers - Maps Built for Travelers

Stand on the exact spot where the victims of the Salem Witch Trials were hanged | Roadtrippers - Maps Built for Travelers

How my blog has grown in 5 months, and thoughts on how I am doing it.

An Update From our CFO.

How my blog has grown in 5 months, and thoughts on how I am doing it.

Scaffolded Math and Science: Displaying Student Work on "The Fridge"

Displaying Student Work on "The Fridge"

Teaching Teens in the 21st: Tons of great ideas, not only for teaching writing and literacy, but for managing the "paper load" we all have.

Teaching Teens in the 21st: Tons of great ideas, not only for teaching writing and literacy, but for managing the "paper load" we all have.

Free Funny ecards & Greeting Cards - Create and send your own funny Rotten ecards

Free Funny ecards & Greeting Cards - Create and send your own funny Rotten ecards

Folger Shakespeare Library~  Our growing online teaching resources provide Shakespeare lesson plans and other materials for teachers nationwide and around the world, including audio and video podcasts, and an expanding list of web features, including our first-ever live Electronic Field Trip! Meanwhile, Shakespeare for Kids offers plenty of Shakespeare-related games, activities, and creative fun.

Folger Shakespeare Library~ Our growing online teaching resources provide Shakespeare lesson plans and other materials for teachers nationwide and around the world, including audio and video podcasts, and an expanding list of web features, including our first-ever live Electronic Field Trip! Meanwhile, Shakespeare for Kids offers plenty of Shakespeare-related games, activities, and creative fun.