Category Archive: Talking

Intentional Talk with Writing Partners

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Elevate the experience of using talk within your workshop with some tools.

Unpacking the Power of Talk: Starting with What Matters Most

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Early on, as a writing teacher, I didn’t realize the power that talk plays in the writing workshop. Over the years, I have learned there are many benefits from intentionally making talk a priority.

Check-In Talk

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How do you support students with mid-workshop check-ins?

The Art of Listening

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Silence. It is the other side of talk. It is the back board of listening. When we are silent it opens up our mind to what is going on around us. It allows… Continue reading