In A Teacher’s Guide to Getting Started With Beginning Writers, Katie Wood Ray and Lisa Cleaveland help us think with our beliefs — in the decisions we make, in the questions we ask, in our actions, in the language we use, and in how we see children. In everything we do, we send a message, and that message should align with our beliefs.
Want to improve your conferring? Carl Anderson’s new book, A Teacher’s Guide to Writing Conferences, will help you learn the ins and outs of conferring well with young writers.
Read the Q&A with Carl, then leave a comment on this blog post for a chance to win a copy of your own!
It’s been almost two weeks since the March SOLSC of 2018 and we know you’ve been patiently waiting for the prize winners! We had amazing donors this year and so much support from the slicing community. Thanks to all and of course, good luck!
Learn how Hertz and Mraz’s newest book, Kids 1st from Day 1, can impact your writing workshop.
Congratulations to all for an amazing March Slice of Life Story Challenge! If you faithfully met the criteria for the challenge by slicing and commenting each day in March, we invite you to complete our form to become eligible for a prize!
Are you ready to see a winner reveal?
Get the fire extinguisher ready because your fingers might burst into flames with commenting motivation when I tell you what our second mid-month commenting challenge prize is going to be this weekend!
Here’s the prize reveal for the 2018 Slice of Life Story Challenge! Get your slices ready as we gear up for writing every day during the month of March. We have incredibly generous supporters!
Are you ready? It’s the 2017 March SOLSC prize winners!
Congratulations! You have completed the 10th Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge. You have already reaped the benefits of this challenge: you have developed a daily writing habit, you have become a valued… Continue reading
If this is your first time participating in the SOLSC, then this weekend challenge is for you!
The Highlights Foundation donated a writing workshop to the winner of last weekend’s Commenting Challenge.
This weekend slicers had the opportunity to win a prize from Stenhouse Publishers featuring a workshop by Debbie Diller and her book, Growing Independent Learners. Check out the winner!
Are you ready for a challenge? It’s our first mid-month challenge of the SOLSC! Get ready to roll out some extra comments.
Don’t let those self-doubting dialogues, “There is no way I can write for 31 days, what am I thinking,” creep into your brain! But, in case you need a prize more tangible than the rewards of writing every day, we’ve sweetened the deal with a prize reveal. You cannot possibly consider turning back now!
Meet Pablo and take an adventure in Delphine Perret’s book as he travels the world!
“My hope is that as you explore heart mapping with your writers, you will fall in love with the stories and poems, truths and courage that will unfold–both theirs and your own.” Georgia Heard in her newest book, Heart Maps.