Sarah Zerwin is workshop to her core, and she has found ways to ensure that her assessment practices are not sending conflicting messages to kids. Point-Less will challenge readers to reflect and inspire them to advocate for change.
I attended Kathleen Tolan’s “Once You Have Taught Workshops for Years, How Do You Go from Good to Great? Tap the Power of Peer Conferring and Supporting Student Independence and … Continue Reading Moving from Partnerships to Peer Conferring
How do you support students with mid-workshop check-ins?
Sometimes you just have to start over.
Writing is hard. Letting our ideas float in the space around us makes the words come to the page more easily.
My writing group is an important part of my life as a writer. It’s more than just accountability, but feedback and camaraderie and, well, if I’m super honest, fun. When I was … Continue Reading Writing Groups + Classrooms
Today after school I get to meet with my writing group. We’ve been meeting for about six months now and it has been a very good thing. It started when … Continue Reading Writing Group
I was asked to submit a piece of writing for a little newsletter the All-Write Consortium is putting together. The focuse for this issue is Why Workshop? So I refined … Continue Reading Response PLEASE!
Peer Conferring… it’s one of the most important things I think we can teach our students how to do in a Writing Workshop. Hence, I’ve been doing a lot of … Continue Reading Peer Conferences