Category Archive: digital writing

Twitter as PLN


I joined Twitter at the beginning of October. What began as an experiment in learning a new genre has become one of the best professional development experiences of my entire career. I’ve been… Continue reading

Parent Communication


As we venture into teaching writing in authentic ways, it is important to communicate with parents our teaching decisions. When using technology in writing and reading workshops, communication with parents becomes imperative. When… Continue reading

Twitter in Classrooms


One of the first people I addressed in a tweet was @CAFirstGrade, Julie Simmons’ first grade classroom in Ohio. They were using Twitter via an iPad during their independent writing time. Later in… Continue reading