letter writing · photograph · technology · yearbook

Preserve Your Students’ Year in Writing & in Pictures

A few days ago I received two e-mails from one of my former fifth graders that I hadn't seen since the final day of school in June 2007. He's now in seventh grade and wanted to get back in-touch. Seeing as all of my students have my personal e-mail address, this was pretty easy for… Continue reading Preserve Your Students’ Year in Writing & in Pictures

letter writing · persuasive writing · photograph · yearbook

A Labor of Love: Because My Students’ Lives and Experiences Matter

Here's what I'm working on now... Originally uploaded by teachergal Last year one of my fifth graders, Lauren, wrote a persuasive letter to a very large yearbook company's CEO asking him to give our class yearbooks. She successfully persuaded him to discount the price of a full-color yearbook for the entire class (the kids paid… Continue reading A Labor of Love: Because My Students’ Lives and Experiences Matter