Daily Archive: January 20, 2009

Developing Realistic Fictional Characters


I was assessing my students in Reading in a colleague’s office today.  As a student was finishing up a passage silently, I began looking at her walls.  I found a great chart on… Continue reading

Slice of Life: Conferring


There’s a kid in my class that I’m continually impressed by.  His answers are straight-out honest and typically thoughtful.  He participates, even though at first glance I didn’t think he would.  And yesterday… Continue reading

Inauguration Slices, Anyone?


Bonnie planted a seed in my head yesterday when she mentioned she was headed down to the Inauguration.  While I don’t want to stymie anyone, I think it would be neat if today’s… Continue reading