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Winter Recess

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.

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Keeping a writing blog: taking our writing workshop online

With the  Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge  just around the corner, perhaps some of you are thinking more than ever about starting a class blog just for writing.    Over the past few years, we have taken our writer's notebook  online in my classroom, not just for the month of March, but for the entire… Continue reading Keeping a writing blog: taking our writing workshop online


Stacey’s One Little Word for 2014

As teachers of writing, we must try to bring our truths to the page, even when it’s hard. I believe we must write from a place that shows our vulnerabilities. Even though sharing the story of my OLW publicly makes me feel vulnerable, I know sharing it helps me practice what I preach. So here goes...