Hello, everyone! Welcome to winter break! That lovely time between the days when your students are hyped up on peppermint-laced sugar (though some prefer sugar-laced peppermint) and dancing around awaiting their vacation and the days when your students are hyped up on the promises of snow days and bemoan the fact that they are no […]
Brian’s Note: this is a Brian post. Prepare for it to get somewhat off-topic. Or at least be full of on-topic rambling. If you’ve been following Jillian and I over the past year or so, you’ll know that we love a little bit of competition. We both feed off of it, and it engages most […]
The wonderful publicists at Random House Children’s Books were inspired by all of the talk of teachers using Wonder by R.J. Palacio in the classroom, and created the #WONDERschools Blog Tour running October 1-9, with a very special post on October 10th on R.J. Palacio’s own website in celebration of Auggie’s birthday and also to […]
How It All Began How did this whole crazy Sister Classroom Project start anyway? Well, it all started with a tweet, as I’m sure many of the best ideas do; this particular one came from Brian Wyzlic… [Brian’s note: when I sent this tweet, Jillian didn’t know it, but I was strongly hoping she would […]
The tweet that started it all!
We’re now into our second year of this whole sister classroom experiment, so decided it was time to start a blog to share our adventures and keep our online projects all in one place. Welcome! We’re glad you’ve joined us! Jillian Heise – @heisereads – http://www.heisereads.com Brian Wyzlic – @brianwyzlic – http://wyzreads.wordpress.com