It’s Tuesday! Write. Share. Give.
December is a month of celebrations and a chance for the co-authors to take a brief blogging break as we turn our focus to our families during the rest of December. The rest and reflection always helps us start the new year with a renewed sense of passion and purpose.
Finding New Opportunities and Joy: All It Takes Is A Slight Twist
This year presented my family and my teaching life with many changes, and each one took real focus for me. I had the opportunity to make a slight turn turning each into a change blessing or a change obstacle. The difference is in considering the intention.
Is there a sense of writing urgency in your classroom?
The word essay comes from the latin exigere, meaning “to ascertain,” or “to weigh.” It was used in the late 15th century as a verb, meaning “to test the quality of.” Writing in essay form… Continue reading
Deb shared fabulous ideas about developing authentic audiences in a post she wrote for the blog series on What Matters Most.
Dana’s post on the power of demonstration writing is one of my favorites. Writers love to see their teachers write, and teachers have a terrific platform for instructing using this technique.
I am honored to share Beth’s post today on Incorporating Play-Based Learning in Writing Workshop. We need to bring the joy back to our teaching, and Beth’s post is a roadmap to get started.
Melanie asked the students, “What makes you feel like a writer?” Read the voices from the classroom. YOUR writing matters to YOUR students.
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Read what happens when Lisa makes a commitment to her writer’s notebook.
This week on Two Writing Teachers, we are each chosing another co-author’s previously published post to feature as part of our Throwback Week.
Kelly Boswell reminded me of a three step process for using mentor texts with students.