How can we do the most good and the least harm when communicating with caregivers, hosting virtual meetings, and planning remote writing instruction?
Use a trauma-informed practice to share COVID-19 related news, such as school closings, with children and caregivers.
Rasha Hamid and Kelsey Sorum present three videos to guide families with writing anywhere, anytime, with anything they have.
Swamped in a never-ending to-do list during remote teaching and learning? A shift in the mind can make a big difference.
Lots to check out in this post! A video message from #TWTBlog, inspiration from a fellow slicer, and info on prizes.
Whether it’s your 3rd day of writing this month, or 30th, celebrate your slicing milestone and keep writing!
Only three more days to write for the SOLSC. We hope you will join us!
It’s the final stretch! We hope you’ll join us on the 28th day of the SOLSC.
It’s the 27th day of the SOLSC, please join us!
Whether your writers are forgetting to use, incorrectly using, or using punctuation without much variety, these tips and tools can bring engagement and intention to conventions.
When planning any genre study, we can ponder: How can the experience children have with this genre become more like the experience they can have with it in the world? … Continue Reading Opinion Writing: Expand the Possibilities of Genres You Teach
We are still looking for Welcome Wagon volunteers to provide new slicers with a daily audience. Please consider joining us!
Whether you’re looking to begin a Forest School routine, connect children to nature, or integrate writing with play, this post outlines ways to begin.
We’re pleased to share our OLW choices for 2020 and invite you to do the same!
Seven reasons why we should help children lean on writing in hard times (with examples from a first grade classroom).
How a story about babies and bandages helped kids and families differentiate between equity and equality….and what it looks like for everyone go get what they need during writing workshop.
Over the years, kindergarteners have shown me that the kinds of environmental tools that they will actually use are: ones which are at their level, ones which they have meaningful … Continue Reading The Snap Word Train
After finishing each swirl of her curly hair, Camila circled her paintbrush around and around, forming eyes. For many children, the self-portrait stops here, at the outline. I kneeled next … Continue Reading From Skin Study to Writing Workshop
It’s time to celebrate the progress writers have made!
It’s the beginning of kindergarten, and that means there are lots of scribbles in books. An inquiry mindset can help us decide how to best support writers.