Today marks the last Saturday of this year's challenge. Let's give our "noticing" muscles a workout with a weekend Commenting Challenge!
Down draft. More than a name for our first attempt to put ideas onto the page. It is an action we can choose as part of our writing process.
Day 24 of the March SOLSC! #SOL23
Write. Share. Give. Be sure to mention if you're participating in Multi-Lit Friday when you leave the teaser and link to your post today.
Day 23 of the March SOLSC #SOL23
Find a song, a lyric, a poem that inspires you.
Grammar notebooks are not the cure-all for the persistent refrains about retention and transfer. However, they do support agency and accountability as students build their understanding and appreciation of words and language.
Day 22 of the March SOLSC #SOL23
What a wonderful thing--a hundred or so teachers writing together every day.
Day 21 of the March SOLSC #SOL23
If you can make it to Day 21, you can make it to Day 31!
We Need to Talk About A.I. Essays
AI-generated essays (artificial intelligence) is met with reactions ranging from frustration, to anger, to "What is this world coming to?" Here's my hot take.
Day 20 of the March SOLSC #SOL23
Welcome to Day 20. You are on the home stretch now!
Day 19 of the March SOLSC #SOL23
If you’ve made it this far, you are in great shape to make it to Day 31!
DAY 18 OF THE MARCH SOLSC! #SOL23
It's a beautiful day to write a slice of life story! We hope you'll join us!
My Favorite Writing Hack: Less is More
As a teacher of gifted children, I often find myself seeking strategies for students who already excel in writing. What can I offer that would teach them to strengthen their craft in ways they might not consider? Some of my students are exceptionally talented; I could easily take notes and learn from THEIR craft. What could I possibly add to their skill set? One answer to that question lay within my own writing journey...