Category Archive: olw

OLW CHECK-IN: EMBRACE

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Maybe it was Betsy’s post, OLW Check-in: Note that first brought the whispers.  As I read her post and thought about my final week of school I heard the whispers grow louder.  Embrace. 

OLW Check-In: Note

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How’s your OLW going this year? Mine has been popping up again recently and reminding me to make more of an effort.

Betsy’s OLW for 2018

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Our OLW posts conclude today and comments on the giveaway close this evening at 11:59 EST. We hope you have enjoyed our One Little Word posts to open the year of 2018. We humbly enter another year as a group of co-authors who thoroughly enjoy being a part of your lives as teachers, writers, and dreamers. 

Lanny’s OLW for 2018

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In watching Amy Krouse Rosenthal’s video, posted by Kathleen this week, I became inspired by the notion that we all ought to try to make the most of our time here on earth…

Stacey’s OLW for 2018

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[Humanity] has unquestionably one really effective weapon—laughter. Power, money, persuasion, supplication, persecution—these can lift at a colossal humbug—push it a little—weaken it a little, century by century, but only laughter can blow it to rags and atoms at a blast. Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand. — Mark Twain

OLW Reflection: Step

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Reflecting on the steps of the year as I watch students taking their own.

OLW Check In

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What was your OLW and how did it treat you so far this year?

OLW Check-In

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How is your OLW of 2017 going?

Betsy’s OLW for 2017

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Our lives are divided into moments. Here I will take you on a little journey as I found my OLW of 2017. Have you chosen a word to live by?

Beth’s One Little Word for 2017

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This week my coauthors and I participating in our little New Year’s tradition of choosing our One Little Words (OLW’s) for 2017.

Lisa’s OLW for 2017

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Happy New Year to you, our Two Writing Teachers community. Beginning today, we co-authors will share our One Little Words for 2017. Somehow I ended up at the front of the line. “Breathe,” I… Continue reading

One Little Word Check-In

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Have you checked in on your OLW?

Betsy’s One Little Word of 2016

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All week the TWT team has been sharing our One Little Word for 2016! If you missed any be sure to take a look at the inspirational words for the new year.

Stacey’s One Little Word of 2016

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Expressing thanks for the big things, and seemingly insignificant things, can lead to happiness.

Kathleen’s One Little Word of 2016

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My fourth grade self’s advice, my grandmother’s influence, participating in the Literacy Leaders’ Forum, and even a Facebook quiz and a fortune cookie have all pointed me in the direction of my One Little Word for 2016…HAPPY.

Revisiting the OLW

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Time to reflect on your OLW and to start thinking of the new year!

A Parent’s Guide To Writing Workshop

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Back to School Night is around the corner! When it comes to writing workshop, what do we need families to know?

OLW 2015 Check-In

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How is your OLW serving you?

Because Of a Word

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Kids in grades 3rd – 6th choose One Little Word

Betsy’s One Little Word of 2015

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I thought a lot about my word for 2015. Anyone who is choosing a word to define their year typically does put some weight on the idea. It can mean as much as… Continue reading