Category Archive: june planning

Literacy Coaches: Thinking Ahead to May & June — Already?!


Here are three things I’m working on, right now, in the first week of February.

Building a Community of Writers: Creating the Emotional Space


Building a community of writers is likely a goal for all writing workshop teachers. But what are some ways to be intentional about bringing such a goal to fruition?

Literacy Coaches: Schools out. Now what?


Four practical priorities for this summer.

What Will You Write This Summer?


Glue your butt to the chair, every day, or at least once a week, and you will not only become a better writer–you’ll become a better teacher of writing.

Planning for the Planning


It’s hard to believe that the end of the school year is already in sight. In the schools I where I currently work, mid-June is the end of the year–that’s just four weeks away!

That means it’s time to begin planning for next year!