It’s the final countdown to summer for me and my third graders. Here are some ways we’ve used writing to end the year in a meaningful way.
My favorite gifts to give are the ones that have come from my heart and my pen!
Nurture a child’s interest and talent for writing this holiday season with one of these items. Look for a chance to win one of these five items by reading the giveaway information at the bottom of this blog post.
Yesterday I read an incredible blog post by Edgar M. Bronfman in The Washington Post‘s “On Faith” section. I believe Bronfman’s article, “Create a holy Hanukkah,” was penned with the … Continue Reading My Latest Writing Project: A Blessing
Just a reminder for those of you whose student teachers are finishing soon: remember to get him/her something. As you’ll see, I put in some practical stuff, as well as … Continue Reading Today’s My Student Teacher’s Last Day
The month-long Slice of Life Story Challenge is three short weeks away. However, if you simply stopped by to submit the link to the Slice of Life Story you wrote … Continue Reading SOLSC: Please Link Your Story Here
I don’t buy gifts. I don’t bake cupcakes. I don’t create Happy Birthday Certificates. Instead I hand-make a birthday card for each of my students, decorate it with stickers, ribbons, … Continue Reading Birthday Poems Instead of Presents
The purpose of Ruth’s other blog aims to inspire readers and writers. She definitely did that with me today! I decided that what I had already bought my Mom for … Continue Reading An Inspired Writer