Category Archive: olw

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

Stacey’s One Little Word for 2015

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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.

Beth’s One Little Word for 2015

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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

Dana’s One Little Word for 2015

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I want to concentrate on living a full life, not a busy one.

Anna’s One Little Word for 2015

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This year, I vow to make each of my daily 1,440 minutes count. Here is the One Little Word I’ll live by this year.

Winter Recess

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The six of us will be celebrating holidays, recharging our batteries, and coming up with more posts to share with this incredible community of teachers and writers for the next two weeks. In the meantime, we have lots to keep you going over winter break.

One Little Word: Silence

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Did you pick one little word this year? How’s it going?

How Are You Living Your OLW?

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How are you living your One Little Word?