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No longer will you see my weekly Memoir Mondays and Slice of Life Story Challenge pieces on this blog. (I haven’t stopped writing… don’t worry!) I’ll now be keeping those … Continue Reading Online Writer’s Notebook
My friend Nicole purchased a copy of What I Know Now: Letters to My Younger Self for me when I turned 30. The book sat on my bookshelf for over … Continue Reading What I Know Now
I recently read Michael Putnam’s article, “Running the Race to Improve Self-Efficacy,” in the Winter 2009 Issue of the Kappa Delta Pi Record. Putnam asserts, “I have complete confidence that … Continue Reading Self-Efficacy in Writing Workshop
Gondola Ride: Sights and Sounds Originally uploaded by teachergal My husband and I took a gondola ride up K1, which is in Killington, Vermont. I don’t ski, so this was … Continue Reading Stacey’s SOLS: Gondola Ride in Vermont
Can’t wait to read your final slice for 2008. Post your link in the comments.
SIH Spark: What did you study? Did you change your major? I arrived at GW with the intentions of majoring in Political Science and Journalism and minoring in Exercise Science … Continue Reading Stacey’s M.M.: Young Adulthood (Part II)
The final Memoir Monday of 2008. Won’t you share today? Just leave the link to your post in the comments. Happy Writing!
NCTE’s National Day on Writing is scheduled for October 20th, 2009. Lots of advance notice… I like that! Here’s an overview of what you can do to get ready now … Continue Reading National Day on Writing
Stacey inspired me to post a review of my One Little Word for 2008: GIVE. I continue to be amazed by the way One Little Word can impact my life, … Continue Reading OLW Review.
Five Christmas”es” down and one to go. It’s been a whirlwind of a holiday season on this end, which explains why blogging has been lighter. Here in Indiana it was … Continue Reading Merry Christmas.
Some of the latest literacy-related headlines you might want to peruse: A Hartford Story Tries to Dodge an Abrupt End By Lary Bloom (The New York Times) The economic crisis … Continue Reading Literacy-Related News Stories
I’ve been photographing a farm in Lincoln, RI for the past few months. I spotted it right before September 11th and was struck by the flag that hung between the … Continue Reading Photo Fridays: That Barn Again
Maya Angelou’s famous “Amazing Peace” Poem was recently turned into a picture book (Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem). I love everything about this book, especially the way in which the … Continue Reading Poetry Friday – Maya Angelou
A reader, Sara, suggested, a few weeks ago, that I restate the students’ goals for the upcoming Writer’s Notebook Unit of Study as “I Can…” Statements, which I did for … Continue Reading Goals Restated
I had a remarkable day with my students yesterday on so many levels. However, the “Kind Words” Exchange was incredible. I recorded some of their reactions to the Exchange. (Can’t … Continue Reading Exchanging “Kind Words for My Classmates”