Daily Archive: October 24, 2008

Thinking More About Teachers & Notebooks

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I’m sitting in Nashua preparing for tomorrow’s presentation. Part of my preparation means returning to my old binders and files when my thinking changed about the teaching of writing. The shift in my… Continue reading

Teaching Writing Workshop with A Wide-Open Notebook

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Here’s the public version of the presentation I’ll be giving at the New England Association of Teachers of English’s Fall Conference tomorrow. Click on the link below to view the presentation, which I’ll… Continue reading

Stories in Hand

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Ruth just convinced me to sign up for a free online course called “Stories in Hand,” which you can read more about by clicking here. The course is a hybrid: art and writing.… Continue reading

Poetry Friday: Voting Acrostic

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After yesterday’s lesson, and the awesome “get out & vote” posters my students made, I decided to write an acrostic poem about voting. Vigorous supporters Of candidates always Take to the polls. It’s… Continue reading