Interactive Writing? Yeah, I wasn’t a believer. I will admit this openly; I had kind of fought against it and did not see it working in my classroom until many years ago. What… Continue reading
Writing is hard. Letting our ideas float in the space around us makes the words come to the page more easily.
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Learn about Barry Lane’s newest book, Force Field for Good and enter for the giveaway!
Are you ready to join a writing critique group? Take the plunge and sign up as we start you on a new writing journey!
NO! Don’t let it end!
How do you develop a good ending to a story? Use text and student examples.
Letting go can be hard. Here are some thoughts on how to engage and disengage from the writer during the process of building independence.
How do you make words come alive? In third grade we talked about description and details making our words visible to the reader.
“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.”
― Louis L’Amour
No need to adjust your glasses, that’s Barry Lane and he spread his message throughout my school this week.
Share a story from your well.
What’s going on in your world today? Share your story here today at TWT!
“Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.”
Who knew Facebook could be a place to generate poetry. Yes, it’s true!
Yesterday was the last day of the March SOLSC but it doesn’t have to end there! Come join us today for Tuesday SOL.
Are you being your higher self? It’s not always easy. Barry Lane and Colleen Mestdagh gave me a lesson in teaching this idea to my students through song, writing and conversation.