Check out Deb’s end-of-the-month curated collection of writing Tweets!
Will you help us welcome new Slicers this March?
In this post, I share several examples of daily schedules, along with links to other resources.
Take a little tour with me as I share highlights from this new book by Katie Egan Cunningham.
I recently had the pleasure of attending the 25th Annual Comprehensive Literacy and Reading Recovery Conference in Illinois. One of the sessions I attended was led by the brilliant and endearing Christopher Lehman. … Continue Reading Starting with Story
This March marks the fourth year of the classroom version of the Slice of Life Story Challenge, or Classroom SOLSC. We hope that many of you will join the challenge with your classes!
Today is Tuesday which means it is time to write your Slice, share your link, and give at least three comments to other bloggers. Don’t forget to click on some unfamiliar … Continue Reading SOLS
Calling all educators! Whether you’re thinking about joining our writing community or coming back for your ninth March writing challenge, please take a few minutes to read this post. (NOTE: There’s a change about who can participate in the individual challenge this year.)
Is it important that teachers who teach writing actually write?
See how these first graders added dialogue to their narrative writing.
Young learners are fascinating. One minute they’re focused and willing workers, seconds later they’re playful and silly, but watch them with their parents and they become entirely different little people, and I am reminded of how young they are. It’s for this exact reason I love working with our youngest learners. Their playful, innocent nature alongside the desire to be a “big kid” suits our job perfectly.
Have you been super busy the past few weeks? I know I sure have been! So, I won’t take up any extra of your time. Here are three quick tips … Continue Reading Three Quick Tips for Small Group Strategy Lessons
Sometimes the place we land isn’t where we belong, it is merely a place to pause before the real destination.
It’s Tuesday which means it is time to write your Slice, share your link, and give at least three comments to other Slicers. I know so many of us have … Continue Reading Write, Share, Give – SOLS Tuesday
Putting the Exploratory Notebook into practice…
The ninth annual March Slice of Life Story Challenge is just around the corner! Consider joining the team to gear up for the challenge that stretches the writers inside all … Continue Reading Call For Volunteers: Will You Help?