Category Archive: homework

Reluctant Writer?


My son, a kindergartener, is reluctant to write at homework time. But is he a reluctant writer?

You don’t have to write, you get to write.


After your students decorate their writer’s notebooks and you review your expectations, the notebooks go home.  This is exciting!  Who doesn’t love writing in a new notebook?!!? I’ll tell ya, there are plenty of… Continue reading

Sharing Lists of Emotions


I did the strong emotions lesson (using Skittles) on Friday. My demonstration was way longer than it was supposed to be (on paper), but I felt that I needed to be exceedingly explicit… Continue reading