Category Archive: greenbelt writing

Writing Workshop is Anticipated


 Writing is joyful this year.

Nightly Writing: Homework and the Writing Workshop


Four ways to encourage students to write after the school day is finished WITHOUT assigning writing as homework.

A Writing Greenbelt + a Giveaway


I’ve known Joy Write, Ralph Fletcher’s latest book that debuts today, was coming for awhile since he interviewed me about the Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge, which he writes about in one of the book’s chapters. But when I had the opportunity to read his new book in its entirety, I was amazed by the possibilities I saw Ralph present to transform young writers’ attitudes towards writing through low-stakes writing.