Make learning happier.
My task, which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel–it is, before all, to make you see.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
The world is indeed full of peril and in it there are many dark places: but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands, love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.
A Happy Learner is a space for lovers of language, books & teaching (and perhaps tea, too!)
My name is Christin. I’m a certified Speech-Language Pathologist who chose this field because of that second word: language. Avid reader, dedicated anglophile, & wannabe author-poet, the only thing that makes me happier than creating products to stoke you and your students’ love of language & books is a hot cup of tea and uninterrupted reading time.
Use Shakespeare’s “Song of the Witches” for a simple, fun language activity for Halloween.
JRR Tolkien considered himself “a hobbit in all but size.” Join me in exploring five attributes of Tolkien’s simple life expressed through Bilbo, Frodo, Sam, Merry, and Pippin.
Some consider fairy tales a lesser literature, but let’s explore four reasons why fairy tales are beneficial for children and adults.
Mental health in the U.S. is worsening, even before COVID. Teachers and other school staff can provide support to students struggling with their mental and emotional health.
What Teachers Are Saying
I used to make my own language screeners and now I no longer have to thanks to this resource! I have used it with so many students in a variety of different grades! It has saved me so much time! Thank you so much for creating this!
This is my go-to screener for my middle school caseload!