Category Archive: struggling writers

What Are They Looking At? Tackling Slow Starters


Helping students take back their writing time when they are a slow starter.

Thoughts on Teaching Writing to Children with Special Needs


As I hold on to my last day of summer I am reminding myself to be optimistic and open when encountering children who have special needs. How will you tackle the challenges of special needs children in your classroom this year?

Working Together to Help Struggling Writers


I’m working on a presentation, “Getting Started with Writing Workshop,” for a group of 3rd – 6th grade teachers I’ll be working with later this month. I’ve made a list of non-negotiables I’m… Continue reading