The decisions I make from the classroom library to family connections are intentional and responsive to building a community of writers and learning about the students who make up this community.
A wise person once told me, conferring is the heart of the writing workshop. And much has been written about how to go about conferring effectively. Guides and professional books … Continue Reading Conferring Tip: Listening Closely
Silence. It is the other side of talk. It is the back board of listening. When we are silent it opens up our mind to what is going on around … Continue Reading The Art of Listening