This post explores how to make spoken word poetry accessible for all students.
Author: Krista McGowan
Growth through Vulnerability
It was through engaging in writing partnerships that I gained greater compassion for my own writers.
PBL in the Writing Classroom
Real world, authentic opportunities to engage in writing with the goal of enacting change is something all students can really sink their teeth into. PBL and writing workshop go hand in hand.
Inviting Caregivers into the Learning Journey
A few tips to strengthen the home-school connection.
Conquering the Blank Page with Borrowed Lines
Borrowed lines from nonthreatening text is one way we can demystify writing for students and help them see the page, not as an empty vast space, but as an opportunity to produce beautiful writing.
Student-Created Learning Progressions: A How to
Student-created learning progressions help foster agency in students and move them forward in their writing.
Mastering the Art of Thin-Slicing
Relying on Malcom Gladwell's work in Blink, Thin-Slicing allows you to look at student work quickly to identify trends and create groups, targeting specific skills to push each writer forward.