The community of educators, who gather here at Two Writing Teachers every March, is like no other. We are in need your generous, open-hearted, and passionate hearts to help us welcome our newest… Continue reading
I am a list person. I have lists by my computer, by my bed, in the kitchen, in my car console– And I love crossing things off my lists. One of the reasons… Continue reading
How do you respond to the recursive “I’m done,” and every other form of the phrase? Maybe it isn’t about them.
If we do not possess a good amount of background knowledge, if we are not interested in the topic, and we were not given a choice, our writing typically suffers. Lack of knowledge in particular, as Mary Ehrenworth suggests, manifests quickly as writing weakness and writing problems. As writing workshop teachers, how might we think about and address these challenges?
Join us for the 2018 Slice of Life Story Challenge in March!
Calling all educators! Whether you’re thinking about joining our writing community or coming back for your eleventh March writing challenge, please take a few minutes to read this post.
We can’t control what happen next in our news feeds or in the lives of our students. By making intentional time in our curriculum for writing, sharing and publishing, we can equip our students with the most powerful tools we have available to develop and strengthen their voices within our classrooms, and create a confidence within to speak their truths out in the world.
If you aren’t on Twitter already, maybe this list will be the push you needed to give it a try. We’ve rounded up our ten favorite organizations to follow on Twitter.
These books serve to comfort children during what is a serious and uncertain time. After reading this post, leave a comment for a chance to win a copy of all five books.
Welcome to Tuesday’s Slice of Life, #SOL18!
Let your voices be heard, share your stories and be heard by all. ATTENTION SLICERS WHO USE BLOGGER, please scroll to the bottom for more support!
When is the last time you asked yourself, “What do I believe?” Have you asked your students what they believe? Our level of success is often a reflection of what we believe in ourselves. Having the power to make moves in our learning is less about being held accountable and more about revising our beliefs as we learn.
The 11th Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge is right around the corner! Currently, we are seeking readers of our blog who are willing to donate a prize for the participants of the SOLSC. notebooks, pens, or any other writing-related gifts that SOLSC participants would appreciate.
Will you be willing to roll out the Welcome Wagon for our new Slicers this March?
It’s Tuesday! Write. Share. Give! If you have a BLOGGER blog, please read the announcement today regarding an important technical issue with commenting.
Our OLW posts conclude today and comments on the giveaway close this evening at 11:59 EST. We hope you have enjoyed our One Little Word posts to open the year of 2018. We humbly enter another year as a group of co-authors who thoroughly enjoy being a part of your lives as teachers, writers, and dreamers.
In watching Amy Krouse Rosenthal’s video, posted by Kathleen this week, I became inspired by the notion that we all ought to try to make the most of our time here on earth…