While at NCTE, I listened to Patrick Allen, Franki Sibberson, and colleagues discuss reading assessment. Here are some highlights: One assessment isn’t better than another and none can stand alone. We need a… Continue reading
It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for the Slice of Life Story Challenge. Mr. Linky is down (again — seems to be a common theme) so please link your Slice of Life Story… Continue reading
Need a basic comment sheet for your students’ next Publishing Celebration? Just make a three-column table in Word like this:
Through the years… Originally uploaded by teachergal I took one of the lean prompts, and some of the questions Sprague gave us during the Stories in Hand Class, and used them to start… Continue reading
Ruth picked up an extra copy of The Aspiring Poet’s Journal by Bernard Friot, in the NCTE Exhibit Hall, before I arrived in San Antonio last Friday. I rifled through it quickly last… Continue reading
I’m thankful that my very favorite holiday season is upon us.