Category Archive: sharing

share your stories.

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Sometimes I feel that as teachers we are so focused on preparing kids for the next level that we forget what writing can do for them right now.  And even more often, we forget… Continue reading

Writing Shares

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One of my goals as a Writing Teacher this year was to have my students share notebook entries every Tuesday and Wednesday. Unfortunately, it’s not catching on as well as I would have… Continue reading

Poetry Friday in My Classroom

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Last week I began having my students share poems (original or ones they love from other poets) on Friday mornings. Only one person signed up so far this week and I know he’s… Continue reading

playing with technology.

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I started a wiki a few weeks ago and have been playing with this form of sharing .  When you go there, you will see it’s a work in progress.  I’m still in the… Continue reading

get a giggle out of this.

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You absolutely must take two minutes and click over to Christi Overman’s blog, Chocolate for Teachers, and read about her very first sharing session of her teaching career. I think I’ll be giggling… Continue reading

Take a new teacher by the hand and PAY IT FORWARD!

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Pay it forward! It wasn’t just a movie and it’s not just an expression in my world. Those three little words are ones I try to live by at work, on the open… Continue reading

the gift we give.

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Sharing.  What a gift!  I had the pleasure of spending last week with 25 teachers who were concentrating on becoming more effective writing teachers.  I’m a firm believer in one of the best… Continue reading