We went into teaching to support students with learning. Sometimes, though, our well-intentioned supports can get in the way of learning and growing.
Do you have ELL students in your classroom? Support their language development within the writing workshop with language-focused strategy groups!
I became a teacher to promote equity and social justice, but I'm not always sure what to do next for and with my students. The Social Justice Standards provide a roadmap for educators and integrate especially well with writing.
Chants are a highly engaging teaching strategy that support multilingual and monolingual learners alike. Try them out for teaching routines, conventions, and craft in writing workshop.