Monthly Archive: May, 2017

Sending Notebooks Up

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We can send up our own little writing workshop time-capsules for kids to open in the fall.

It’s Tuesday! Write, Share, Give

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Come share a story.

ICYMI: Keep Learning Going Throughout the Summer Recap

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I learned a lot and saved many ideas from my co-author team at TWT through the latest blog series, KEEP LEARNING GOING THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER. Just in case you missed a post you can find a recap today. Also, we have a bonus parent letter for you to use with your families and of course a GIVEAWAY announcement!

Helping Parents Understand Writing Workshop: Keep Learning Going Throughout the Summer

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I love watching parents and children enjoying our town library during the summer months. There’s so much joy in reading together and selecting piles of books to bring home. My own daughters could… Continue reading

Books Inspire Writing: Keep Learning Going Throughout the Summer

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Another way to keep the writing going during summer is to look to books for ideas and inspiration.

Ready for a Challenge? Keep Learning Going Throughout the Summer

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Are your students ready to be Summer Writing Ninjas? Some challenges to keep the writing going this summer…

GRAB A SEAT, GRAB A PEN, & GET APPY: KEEP LEARNING GOING THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER

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Writers grow as they witness writing in their lives. The waiters jotting down orders, medical staff recording on charts, families creating a to-do list, shopping list, planning vacations, messaging family, and friends, composing emails, journaling, and the many other reasons we write in our lives.

Writing Victories: Keep Learning Going Throughout the Summer

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Not every kid is born with a positive attitude towards writing. Here are six low-stress ways to develop a writer at home (some of which don’t even include putting a pen to paper)!

It’s Tuesday! Write. Share. Give.

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It’s Tuesday! Time for Slice of Life!

Summer Reading & Writing Connections: Keep Learning Going Throughout the Summer

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You know that expression people use: “It’s like riding a bicycle?”

It’s supposed to mean that once you learn a skill set you’ll never forget it.

Turns out reading and writing are not like riding a bicycle.

The Why, The Slide, and Goal Setting: Keep Learning Going Throughout the Summer

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Teachers typically spend the first three-six weeks reviewing previous skills while building routines within their classrooms. What can we do to encourage students to hold on to their learning and practice through the summer? We hope to tackle this question through the week in our blog series.