There is a freshness in a new year that can feel like an opportunity to evaluate our practices. In this post, I’m sharing what I’m doing to determine where I am and where I want to go. Maybe you want to come along too!
Janet Ahn and I share our strategies and ideas for teaching the youngest writers in remote settings.
Today I am sharing three essentials for developing and maintaining independence in a remote classroom.
The book you need right now. Jen Serravallo’s newest book for remote education has hit shelves. Take a peek and enter the giveaway!
Calling all middle school teachers! Today I’m sharing a ready to use set of lessons, resources, and a digital notebook for adolescent readers and writers featuring some of my favorite books in verse.
As we all venture into another week of instruction, no matter what that may look like, I have three tips for surviving and thriving in these times.
Calling all middle school teachers! Today I’m sharing a ready to use resource toolkit for adolescent readers and writers featuring the book, Look Both Ways, by Jason Reynolds.
Did you miss a post this week? No worries! I am sharing a round-up of all the links to our August Blog Series today.
The Two Writing Teachers co-author team returns this week. As we all venture toward a new school year, our team has felt pulled to see, value, and hear our community and respond with ways to help you reimagine building your own communities this fall.
Writing has been a struggle for several weeks now. Today I take you through my process to get where I am now and the journey I intend to continue.
Today I share a poetry lesson from one of my favorite resources. This lesson is ready to use in your classroom too!
How are you finding ways to connect and bring a community of learners together?
This is an invitation to write a poem with me today! You might also find this post helpful to you as a teacher and wish to share it with your students.
It’s the twenty-first day of SOLSC!
Twenty days of writing. Twenty days of connecting. Welcome to the twentieth day of March SOLSC!
Sometimes we just need to laugh, sometimes cry! Check out the Be Inspired post for today as well as prize info!
Writing creates emotions as readers and as writers! Who has made you laugh or made you cry in #sol20?
Let’s gather here, share a story, and celebrate seventeen days of writing together.
The immersion phase of a unit allows us all to get to know our subject. For students, it might be ideas they have and for teachers, it is about getting to know their writers a bit better.
What lies beyond the genres you teach? Here is a round-up of our posts from our February Blog Series designed to help you explore and expand all the possibilities!