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Three Ways to Find Joy & Keep Writing

We are now entering week seven in our school district. At the start of the year, there was much to think about and much to worry about.  There were many questions to be answered and all of them seemed continuously uncertain. “We don’t know that yet” or “I’m not sure” were phrases that often seemed… Continue reading Three Ways to Find Joy & Keep Writing

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Creating Comfortable Inviting Spaces For Our Readers And Writers

Creating a space that offers flexible seating options is a conscious act of kindness that students feel. We want our classrooms to invite children both physically and emotionally to dive into their important work as readers and writers.

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Re-imagining Classroom Work Spaces: Reaching Your Writers

We cannot always afford to provide students everything we want to give them, but it’s important to find ways to give all kids what they need. It is possible to create a space with flexible seating options on a limited budget.