I’ve been tinkering with Instagram Stories this summer. I’ve discovered several ways teacher-writers can use them as a tool for living and storytelling.
I admit, when I first heard about Twitter, I thought the concept was ridiculous. Shooting a message of 140 characters or less into the world? Why? Who would care? Since … Continue Reading Free Professional Development! Tweet All About It.
Here I am and August is here too. It has been a long summer that is going too fast. It’s the paradox of time. One thing is for sure: It … Continue Reading Hello August!
I’ve been thinking about student engagement in writing workshop for the past couple of weeks. I started thinking about it as I was reading Guy-Write, Ralph Fletcher’s new book. My … Continue Reading The Secret Ingredient to Creating Engaged Writers
My friend June Yazel and I are putting together a workshop called: Tackling Technology in a Writer’s World. We are planning two different versions, one for elementary teachers and another … Continue Reading Tech Workshop — Cool Things Before the Presentation
I recently accepted “friend requests” from some of my former students who are now in high school. I’ve found myself playing the role of parent more than once, telling them … Continue Reading Texting in the Middle of the Night
Thank you to everyone who participated in last week’s Stenhouse/Two Writing Teachers Facebook Event. It was great to receive so much positive feedback on our Facebook Page from all of … Continue Reading Facebook Event Wrap-Up