Last weekend I was compelled to return to Nancie Atwell’s book, The Reading Zone, in order to be inspired for this week’s focus lessons. As I was reviewing it, I … Continue Reading The Reading Zone.
I spent Monday and Tuesday being inspired by Penny Kittle. My thoughts swirled as she shared her ideas, passion, and love for teaching students to write well in that no-nonsense … Continue Reading Ruth’s Slice: Rekindled.
I administered writing interviews to five of my focal children on Tuesday. One of them actually wrote about it. This was what one of them wrote as a notebook entry … Continue Reading Interviewing My Kids