Category Archive: writing as a gift center

Action Research Update

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Part of the reason I took a blogging break last week was because I was in San Diego presenting with some of my former classmates and instructors at the AERA Conference.  We presented… Continue reading

Exchanging “Kind Words for My Classmates”

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I had a remarkable day with my students yesterday on so many levels. However, the “Kind Words” Exchange was incredible. I recorded some of their reactions to the Exchange. (Can’t read what the… Continue reading

Holiday Gifts

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I was listening to the John Tesh Radio Show as I drove to Ceramics Class last night. A segment entitled “What Are Kids Asking Santa for This Year?” came on as I was… Continue reading

Passion Quilt Meme

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Giving the Gift of Poetry Originally uploaded by teachergal I was tagged by Megan for the Passion Quilt Meme. Essentially one needs to think about what they’re passionate with regard to education and… Continue reading

A look at some of the writing gifts my students created…

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…for parents, friends, Santa, sisters, and more!

Creating Gifts of Writing

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Due to the snow and the delayed opening, I only had seven of my students today. Kate had five. Hence, we brought our kids together. Luckily the art supplies from Blick arrived yesterday.… Continue reading

Gifts from the Heart

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On November 14th I received funding, through DonorsChoose, for the “Writing Gift Center” I blogged about in October. I was delighted that someone who didn’t know me or my students was inspired by… Continue reading

An Inspired Writer

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The purpose of Ruth’s other blog aims to inspire readers and writers. She definitely did that with me today! I decided that what I had already bought my Mom for her upcoming birthday… Continue reading