I’ve always wanted to keep a reflective journal about my teaching but in the hustle and bustle of a busy school day, that seemed to be the first thing to go from list of “to-do’s.” I’m hopeful that having a place to reflect right in my plan book will encourage me to take time to write down my thoughts and ideas each week. The 2017-2018 Intentional Educator Planner will be just the place!
I’ve been a fan of Robert Burleigh‘s writing for the past few years. I was delighted to receive an advance review copy of Trapped! A Whale’s Rescue, his newest picture book … Continue Reading Q&A with Robert Burleigh + a Book Giveaway
Revision needs to have a sense that a window of possibility is still open to allow another draft in.
Before this series of posts on preschool writers began, I asked you to tell me what burning questions you had. Get ready for a Q&A!
I’m excited to share Franki Sibberson’s latest project with you. SOLVE IT YOUR WAY! is an innovative project to encourage creative problem solving and collaborate with others around the globe. … Continue Reading Solve It Your Way
Patricia Polacco has long been one of my favorite children’s authors. I’ve led author studies of her works with my former students in both reading and writing workshop. I have … Continue Reading Q&A with Patricia Polacco + a Giveaway
Okay, so I saw these fun Q & A posts on Natalie Whipple and Kiersten White’s blogs and decided today we’ll host one here. The deal: You ask a question … Continue Reading Q&A for Today
Sweet Moon Baby: An Adoption Tale, which is written by Karen Henry Clark and illustrated by Patrice Barton, was released last month. When I received my review copy, from Knopf … Continue Reading A Story About Adoption + A Book Giveaway
Sarah Amick left the following comment — Hey, do you guys have any information on developing a writer’s identity? I have a kiddo that doesn’t think that his words matter. … Continue Reading Q & A: A Writer’s Identity?