Monthly Archive: October, 2011

An Edge of the Seat Mentor Text + a Book Giveaway

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As an observant Jew, I will observe Yom Kippur, which begins today at sundown.  The Days of Awe, which is a ten day period that begins with Rosh Hashanah and ends with Yom… Continue reading

Lessons from Apple’s Visionary

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There are three tech tools I acquired when I was in the classroom that changed the way I taught.  The first is a document camera, which allowed me to write “live” in front… Continue reading

Another Good Quote

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I have a great post to share with you, but it’s late. (Tonight was high school boys’ soccer sectional for our hometown team. We are big soccer fans, so the post is going… Continue reading

Choice Words Giveaway Recipient

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Many thanks to Stenhouse Publishers for donating a copy of Choice Words to one of the people who read and commented on the post that included an interview with Peter H. Johnston.

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Sometimes It Gets Messy

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Sometimes writing workshop gets a little messy. At least it does for me. I think we are trucking along, working our way through a unit of study, learning as writers, preparing for a… Continue reading

Writers Don’t Retire

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Tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick. Andy Rooney made his final (regular) appearance on “60 Minutes” tonight.  It was one of many times I tuned-in to this icon over the past… Continue reading