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.
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…
[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
Reflecting on the steps of the year as I watch students taking their own.
What was your OLW and how did it treat you so far this year?
How is your OLW of 2017 going?
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?
This week my coauthors and I participating in our little New Year’s tradition of choosing our One Little Words (OLW’s) for 2017.
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
Have you checked in on your OLW?
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.
Expressing thanks for the big things, and seemingly insignificant things, can lead to happiness.
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.
Time to reflect on your OLW and to start thinking of the new year!
Back to School Night is around the corner! When it comes to writing workshop, what do we need families to know?
How is your OLW serving you?
Kids in grades 3rd – 6th choose One Little Word
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
Sometimes I’m tempted to say, “I can’t…” or “I haven’t…” This year, I’m going to add one little word to those statements to keep myself on-track with a very important long-term goal I have.
This morning, as usual, we were running a little behind schedule. “Lily, put on your coat,” I said to my daughter, who is five, as I zipped up my son, Jackson’s, snowsuit. Lily… Continue reading