Author Archive

Rolling Out the Welcome Wagon!

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Will you be willing to roll out the Welcome Wagon for our new Slicers this March?

Kathleen’s OLW for 2017

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One Little Words (OLWs) sometimes find you, as if it were meant to be…

It’s Tuesday! Write. Give. Share.

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It’s Tuesday! Write. Share. Give.

It’s Tuesday! Write. Give. Share.

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It’s Tuesday! Write. Share. Give.

Holiday Blogging Break

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December is a month of celebrations and a chance for the co-authors to take a brief blogging break as we turn our focus to our families during the rest of December. The rest and reflection always helps us start the new year with a renewed sense of passion and purpose.

It’s Tuesday! Write. Give. Share.

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It’s Tuesday! Write. Share. Give.

Incorporating Play-Based Learning in Writing Workshop at any Age- Part of #TWTblog Throwback Week

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I am honored to share Beth’s post today on Incorporating Play-Based Learning in Writing Workshop. We need to bring the joy back to our teaching, and Beth’s post is a roadmap to get started.

It’s Tuesday! Write. Give. Share.

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It’s Tuesday! Write a post.

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A Class Hub To The Rescue!

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A class hub can make all the difference for digital writing and learning!

One Little Word Check-In

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Checking in on my 2016 One Little Word…

The Freedom To Create

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More and more, I’ve been recognizing the need to give students some freedom in their writing lives. Can independent writing time be the answer?

ICYMI: Assessment Strengthens Writers

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We believe “Assessment Strengthens Writers” and this past week, we explored many different ideas related to assessing writers. In case you missed it, here are the links to all of the posts in this blog series. We hope you join us tonight for our Twitter chat and continue the conversation.

Communicating With Families: Assessment Strengthens Writers

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Join me as I imagine how a parent/teacher conversation about writing assessments might go…

Pursue a Passion Project!

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How might you use writing to tap into your personal passions? Are you writing a piece that makes you “ache with caring”? And in a chock-full, busy-every-minute life, how can educators find time for writing that is deeply meaningful, with the lens of replicating this experience for students?

It’s Tuesday! Write. Give. Share.

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It’s Tuesday! Time to write, share and give!

Snapshots From the NYSEC Conference

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My time at the New York State English Council (NYSEC) Conference through snapshots!

It’s Tuesday! Write. Share. Give.

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It’s Tuesday! Write. Share. Give.

Are You Ready For The National Day on Writing 2016?

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Next Thursday, October 20th, is the National Day on Writing! Are you ready? Read on for some ideas on how to mark this day with your writers.

It’s Tuesday! Write. Give. Share.

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It’s Tuesday! Time to write, share and give!

Q and A with Author Cindy Jenson-Elliot and a Giveaway!

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Author Cindy Jenson-Elliot answer questions about her newest book, Antsy Ansel: Ansel Adams, A Life in Nature. Comment for a chance to win a copy of this beautiful book that is destined to be one of your mentor texts!