Daily Archive: October 6, 2007

i flopped.


Big Time.  Seriously.  It wasn’t pretty.  But it was a good experience.  Here’s the scenario — A classroom of first graders + Exploding folders filled with stories + Each story is written across… Continue reading

Checking Drafts BEFORE Publishing


I just began an e-discussion with someone about whether or not teachers should check their students’ drafts (i.e., EACH STUDENT’S DRAFT) prior to allowing the kids to move forward and publish their work.… Continue reading

Take a look around you


When I taught in NYC, I was fortunate enough to work one block away from Central Park. Therefore, when the urge struck me, I’d take my students out to Central Park with their… Continue reading