Daily Archive: August 21, 2008

The Big Picture: Honesty

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“I’d rather be able to face myself in the bathroom mirror than be rich and famous.” –Ani DiFranco I created a handbook of classroom regulations and procedures for my fifth graders during my… Continue reading

Online Poetry Class (Stanford University)

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A few months ago Kirsten Andersen who is a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University visited my classroom. She sat with my students and conferred with them about their poetry. She spent an extraordinary… Continue reading

Heart Maps: Another Twist.

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Sara left the following comment, which I love, first, because it’s a comment and, second, because I was planning to blog about this today.  What is that they say about minds that think… Continue reading

STRONG EMOTIONS MINILESSON

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I was asked, by Ro, about my Strong Emotions/Skittles Lesson. I normally don’t post minilessons I write in this forum for several reasons (one of which is that it doesn’t align with the… Continue reading