This past week Stacey has posted several great ideas about ways she is going to get her students excited about writing. If you’ve not seen them, then check out her … Continue Reading Be A Writer.
Head spinning with ideas and plans and items to do, while attempting to balance my many roles.
If you haven’t already seen the Summer 2008 Issue of Teachers & Writers, which is published by the Teachers & Writers Collaborative, then I HIGHLY suggest picking it up soon. … Continue Reading Teachers & Writers: V39, #3
For the past two years I’ve included “My Writer’s Notebook/Diamond Search” by Brod Bagert inside of every student’s writer’s notebook. However, in addition to Barert’s Poem this year, I’m also … Continue Reading Inspiring Words for the Inside of Students’ Writer’s Notebooks
We’re happy to be hosting “Day in a Sentence” here at Two Writing Teachers this week. If you’re new to “Day in a Sentence,” which is similar to “Poetry Friday,” … Continue Reading A Call for “Day in a Sentence” Submissions
Yesterday afternoon, my oldest daughter and I were driving home from school shopping. Our conversation was one in which I was asking questions regarding important info that she should know … Continue Reading Ruth’s SOLS: What’s your mom do?
I remember lazy summer days with nothing to do but read a book cover-to-cover. I remember summers filled with professional development nearly every week. I remember dinner conversations that were … Continue Reading Ruth’s Memoir Monday: I remember.
I’ve been perusing newspapers online and found some articles worthy of sharing: At Struggling School, Pride Displaces Failure By WINNIE HU Published: July 20, 2008 Rising test scores highlight a … Continue Reading Around the Papers & in the News
I put the supplies I purchased earlier today into my kids’ Meeting Area Supply Boxes I purchased on Sunday. They don’t have much in them since I wanted to keep … Continue Reading Meeting Area Supply Boxes for Workshop-Related Things
I spent an inordinate amount of time picking out the exact supplies I needed for my students’ Meeting Area Supplies Boxes. I was almost set, but realized I needed contact … Continue Reading Stacey’s S.O.L.S.
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We received an Arte y Pico Award for the work we do here at TWT by a blog entitled “There Is No Such Thing As a G-d-Forsaken Town.” Thank you … Continue Reading Awards
It’s that time of the week again! Please link your post here using Mr. Linky. NOTE: We’ve been having trouble with Mr. Linky, so if you want others to read … Continue Reading Link your post here!
I graduated from college with a B.A. in Communication and a minor in U.S. History. Even though I decided to move to NYC to work in the cosmetics industry, I … Continue Reading Stacey’s M.M.: Teaching
Penny Pencil Cases Originally uploaded by teachergal I found pencil cases on sale for $.01 at Staples today. I decided to buy them so that the kids could have everything … Continue Reading Meeting Area Supplies
I woke up early this morning and decided to get started on the PPT for my presentation at the 2008 Fall NEATE Conference in Nashua, NH. The title is, “INSPIRING … Continue Reading The Essence of Workshop Teaching