Category Archive: blogging

Translation Gadget

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I started a classroom blog for my in-coming class since it seemed easier than re-creating a new wiki. I’ve only posted a handful of times, but added a bunch of gadgets to the… Continue reading

Writer’s Notebooks, Art Journals, Scrapbooking, Blogs???

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Liza Lee Miller said:  Okay . . . here’s a question for you. As a teacher, as a writer, as an artist . . . what is the difference between a Writer’s Workbook… Continue reading

Awards

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We received an Arte y Pico Award for the work we do here at TWT by a blog entitled “There Is No Such Thing As a G-d-Forsaken Town.” Thank you for that honor!… Continue reading

Dinner with the Indiana Blogging Teachers

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L-R: Christi, Ruth, Me, Jen, Sarah, & Cathy Originally uploaded by teachergal I just returned home after spending the past thee days in Indiana, with Ruth, preparing for our presentation at NCTE this-coming… Continue reading

Two Writing Teachers Turns One Today!

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1st blog birthday card to ruth Originally uploaded by teachergal One year ago, today, Ruth and I started this blog. For two months we wrote content and tried to finesse it so that… Continue reading

Wow! 100,000 Hits!

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ED in ’08 Blogger Summit

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Alex from the Ed in ’08 Blogger Summit left a comment this morning on our About Us Page. The Summit is being held in Washington, DC later this month. If you’re interested in… Continue reading

Posting Poems

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One of my kiddos posted a poem (which was shown to me when it was in draft form a couple of weeks ago) this morning. I’m exceedingly flattered that I’m seeing poems dedicated… Continue reading

Closing the Summer Writing Gap????

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Linda B. Gambrell, President of the International Reading Association, has a great column in the April/May 2008 Issue entitled “Closing the summer reading gap: You can make a difference!” It’s a great column… Continue reading

Schools & Technology

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As I may have mentioned, some of my students (past and present) have begun blogging. Uber cool, but uber risky if they are not monitored closely by me and/or their parent. I found… Continue reading

An article every blogger should read

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Check out “Why Blog?” in today’s NY Times.

Cybils 2007 Awards Have Been Announced

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I was honored to have been part of the Fiction Picture Book Judging Committee for the 2007 Cybils Awards along with Mitali, Barb, Nikki, and Gail, which was led by Jules. As I… Continue reading

WN Entry: In less than six months…

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This week has been filled with wonderful blog-related things. First, we became b-listers. Next, one of my favorite authors, Jacqueline Woodson, happened upon our blog and posted a comment. And then this morning… Continue reading

This time, it’s great to be on the B-List!

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Ruth and I are flattered that over 100 people have linked to Two Writing Teachers, since we started blogging here a little over six months ago. We just found out yesterday that we’re… Continue reading

A New Look & Feel for TWT

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Ruth and I have been toying with the idea of changing the format of our blog. Well, this morning we finally did it. We’re using a new template on WordPress with TWO sidebars… Continue reading

I’m Back.

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In a recent email, I explained to Stacey that life has just consumed me recently and the blogging end of it has taken the hit. The past few weeks have been bittersweet.  The joy… Continue reading

Jump into the new year… seriously

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HipWriterMama wrote a very inspiring post last year, which she reposted yesterday. Click here to read it. The line that resonated with me the most was: Take yourself seriously. Treat your dream seriously.… Continue reading

TeachersCount

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I receive the “TeachersCount” Newsletter each month. I just learned about their blog, which is looking for newer teachers to write one post/week. Since this is a blog about writing and teaching, I… Continue reading

More from NCTE

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Ruth and I joined up this morning for two workshops: “Where has all the Real Choice Gone? Revisiting an Essential Element in Writing Instruction” and also for “Where Social Justice and School Meet.”… Continue reading