Stronger Together: Involving Other Professionals in Your Workshop Blog Series

ICYMI: Revisiting the Stronger Together Blog Series 

Throughout the past week, the co-author team at Two Writing Teachers Blog has featured the countless professionals in our school communities who support and strengthen the work of classroom teachers. In case you missed a post, here's a recap of all of the talented professionals showcased in this series.

challenges · goals · plan

When Your Reality Doesn’t Match Your Expectations

October is the time when the mismatch between our expectations--what we think kids can do--and the reality--what our kids can actually do--sets in. How can we help our students (and ourselves) bring expectation and reality closer together?

differentiation · editing

A Few Ideas for Engaging Reluctant Editors

Do you have writers who are reluctant to edit (or avoid it altogether)? Here are three approaches to make this part of the writing process more manageable for writers of all ages and abilities.

authentic assessment · compliment · conferences · conferring · feedback · Resetting Our Workshop Practices Blog Series

Sharing Anecdotal Notes To Shift From Mine To Ours: Resetting Our Workshop Practices

How can we build even more self-efficacy with our student writers? A few simple moves can transform your anecdotal notes and empower you

summer vacation

End the Year with a Comma: Building Excitement for Summer Writing

The last days of school don’t only have to be about closure. What if we treat the end a little more like the beginning of the year, building writing excitement instead of winding down? What if we plant the seed of being a writer both in and out of school?