I have learned from Meghan Hargrave, “Hold tight to what we know works and let go of concerns that we can’t control.”
What do you notice in the world that you would like to change?” “Are there examples of injustices, inequality, or prejudice in my school, neighborhood, town or city?”
“Writing about distressing events and how we feel about them is the only kind of writing that clinically has been associated with improved health,” Louise DeSalvo
“The most important belief is that kids need the opportunity to grow up as writers, writing a lot, just as they talk and read and do math a lot,” (Calkins, ’20).
I recently was working with a kindergarten teacher who was teaching a group of six kindergarten students, all identified as novice English Language Learners. My experience observing and working with … Continue Reading How to Know When to Move Forward with Language Learners
When my sister and I were kids, we played Super Mario Brothers on Nintendo. I witnessed her saving the princess at least three times during our summer video game marathons. … Continue Reading English Language Development Frames