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Some Handwritten Notes from the Sat. Reunion

Regular readers of this blog have probably noticed my absence this last week.  I was feeling, for lack of a better word, lousy.  I came back from last weekend’s TCRWP Saturday Reunion raring to go, but got stopped by forces beyond my control.  I don’t like feeling under the weather (who does?), especially when there are so many good ideas rolling around in my head.  Alas, I was slowed down.  I missed 3.5 days of school.  I slowly feel myself coming back, but it’s taking time.
Last Saturday, before I felt lousy, I promised to type-up my notes and share them in this venue.  I got to part of Katherine Bomer’s Session, but couldn’t go any further.  So, now that I’m slowly crawling back to the land of the living, I decided to scan my notes from Beth Moore’s fantastic session “Literacy and Social Studies Go Hand-in-Hand: Teach Young Children to Think, Talk, and Write Like Historians” since I’m not up to typing them up quite yet.  I took The Reading Zone‘s lead and tried out a new technology, Issuu, for sharing documents.  Please let me know what you think after you read through my notes by clicking here.

Stacey Shubitz View All

I am a literacy consultant who has spent the past dozen years working with teachers to improve the teaching of writing in their classrooms. While I work with teachers and students in grades K-6, I'm a former fourth and fifth-grade teacher so I have a passion for working with upper elementary students.

I'm the author of Craft Moves (Stenhouse Publishers, 2016) and the co-author of Jump Into Writing (Zaner-Bloser, 2021), Welcome to Writing Workshop (Stenhouse Publishers, 2019), and Day By Day (Stenhouse, 2010).

5 thoughts on “Some Handwritten Notes from the Sat. Reunion Leave a comment

  1. Like those above, I like the idea. I think all you K-12s have the jump on us profs in technology sometimes–I’ve learned a lot by slicing this month and now here’s one more new thing to add.

    I had a hard time reading it because of the orientation, but just the same, I appreciate the effort. (And I’m glad that you are “crawling back” to feeling like a human again–yay!)

    Elizabeth
    http://peninkpaper.blogspot.com/

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  2. Great notes! Thanks for sharing.

    Issuu seems to be a great site. And apparently you can download the files if you sign up for an account (it gave me the option to do so). I still like Scribd better but I like that I can choose to upload handwritten notes to Issuu.

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