Daily Archive: May 29, 2008

There Isn’t Time… The Gates Are Closing… Teaching ’til the End…

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Next Week: Agh!!!!!!!!!!! Originally uploaded by teachergal Farjeon wrote a poem called “There Isn’t Time,” which has always resonated with me since I try to multi-task all of the time — sometimes successfully… Continue reading

The Queen of Forms Page Led Me to Create This!

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elementary school version of the end of the year reflection tool that ruth created Originally uploaded by teachergal I went to Ruth’s Queen of Forms Page, as per her earlier post today, to… Continue reading

What Really Matters: This Post Was Inspired by My Amazing Co-Blogger RUTH!

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Last summer I took a course at T.C.’s Reading Institute with Kyleene Beers. She gave us a copy of her book Adolescent Literacy: Turning Promise Into Practice. As I read parts of it,… Continue reading

remember this.

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From time to time I check in on Sara Holbrook’s blog.  Today I was shocked and saddened by the death of her 7 year old granddaughter earlier this month.  I was also touched by… Continue reading

end of the year student reflection.

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Last week I posted an end of the year refection for teachers to use to assess their writing workshops.  I also believe it’s important for students to do this same sort of work. … Continue reading