Do your writers know how strategies can help them reach their destination? Better yet, do they know where they are going?
As teachers, we have tools we use across the day and toolkits we use within our writing workshop. As I get ready for my second week of school here is a glimpse at the tools my writers will be gathering this week as we get further into the routines of our writing workshop!
Just in case you missed a post, we’ve got all the links in one place! PLUS–The giveaway winners!
Does the mindset of our student writers impact their independence? How does OUR mindset impact their independence as writers?
After a lot of researching, reading, writing, and reflecting I’m sharing some insights and steps toward building a growth mindset in our classroom communities of writers. Join in the conversation!
Even with all we know. Even with resources, colleagues, and advice all around. The question still looms in our minds–But How Do I Teach Writing?
Sometimes we are learning more than we are teaching, and that makes us better teachers.
Every year brings with it new surprises. I was delightfully surprised by just ten minutes this year. Ten minutes made a big difference.
If you’re like me, your to-be-read pile feels big and impossible! Let me share with you how I tackle my professional learning before, during, and after I’ve read a professional text.
If you were fueled by the 12th Annual SOLSC this month your day might get a little sweeter! Prize winners are revealed today and were all donated by generous authors, publishers, and individuals.
True engagement is hard to miss. However, there are several look-a-likes out there. Some are called compliance and participation.
This weekend, we have a special challenge for first-year slicers! We are beyond grateful to NCTE for a generous and swag-a-riffic prize for two lucky winners!
How do you broaden creativity while fostering story structure?
Do you find yourself seeing stories around every corner?
Remember, today all slicers get 23 hours to slice due to Daylight Savings Time.
Time zones and time changes! It can all get pretty confusing. Take a look at the announcement section on today’s post to get clarity.
Comments are a slicers treat! Visit some new-to-you slicers today.