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Greater Expectations

Greater Expectations by Robin Turner is an excellent resource for secondary Writing Workshop teachers.  As a high school teacher, he shares real life experiences, authentic teaching points, superb advice, and high quality rubrics and units.  The subtitle of the book is Teaching Academic Literacy to Underrepresented Students.  He offers practical, wise advice for preparing this… Continue reading Greater Expectations

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DonorsChoose Challenge

I started a BLOGGER CHALLENGE over at DonorsChoose.org yesterday in order to get some funding for writing into other teachers' classrooms. Would you believe that someone already donated $100 towards one of the teacher's proposals!??!? AWESOME! Please consider funding one of these proposals that OTHER teachers (not us) in have submitted on DonorsChoose. Your donation… Continue reading DonorsChoose Challenge

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Blogger Challenge

I've started a BLOGGER CHALLENGE over at DonorsChoose.org in order to get some funding for writing into other teachers' classrooms. As you know, our motto is "Write: It's Good For You!" Therefore, we hope you will consider funding these proposals that OTHER teachers (not us) in high-need/high-poverty schools have submitted on DonorsChoose. THANKS, in advance,… Continue reading Blogger Challenge