Some students want to write more than what is required of them in writing workshop. Enter independent writing projects! But how do you go from being another set of eyes on some additional writing a student does to helping him/her go public with their work?
Where I’m From with notes Originally uploaded by teachergal When my former students and I published DEAL WITH IT! Powerful Words from Smart, Young Women in 2007, we decided to … Continue Reading P.F.: Getting to Know the Teacher
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Seven of the ten girls I invited to take part in the new book accepted the invitation. Of that amount, four of their moms said that they could e-collaborate using … Continue Reading Seven signed up (so far)
I just sent ten of my former students, who’ve expressed an interest in doing independent writing projects going-forward, an iomoi invitation to consider joining me to work on a manuscript … Continue Reading Putting it out there
I’ve had a few inquiries (personally and online) about how I went about publishing DEAL WITH IT! Powerful Words from Smart, Young Women with my former students. Well, I wrote … Continue Reading Empowering the Voices of Ten Girls from East Harlem
My father and I were talking on the phone the other night… He suggested that I spearhead an effort, with my former students, that would lead to a sequel to … Continue Reading Stand up for something… don’t just deal with it!
One of my students, Allandra, just e-mailed me this morning. (She’s also a co-author of DEAL WITH IT! Powerful Words from Smart, Young Women. I’m not sure what prompted her … Continue Reading The Rules of Writing Poetry