Monthly Archive: September, 2011

SOLSC

by

Labor Day

by

In honor of Labor Day, I’m writing a little post about the kinds of “labor” I expect to see in writing workshop. Early on in the school year, it’s important to define student… Continue reading

Texting in the Middle of the Night

by

I recently accepted “friend requests” from some of my former students who are now in high school.  I’ve found myself playing the role of parent more than once, telling them to go to… Continue reading

GUEST BLOG POST: How Can I Be A Teacher of Writers?

by

Deb Day has been teaching English and reading classes in northeast Iowa since 1989. In her current position she teaches speech, creative writing , ninth grade English, and coaches contest speech. She is… Continue reading

Going “Back to School”

by

Some teachers have been back to school since August 1st, while others head back after Labor Day.  By looking through our site stats I’ve noticed a lot of people are searching for terms… Continue reading