Day 27 of the March SOLSC #sol18

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Welcome to the twenty-seventh day of the 11th Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge!   ANNOUNCEMENTS It’s the home stretch. Feel proud of the month of writing you’ve done. Keep writing. Keep reading. Keep… Continue reading

2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC FOR STUDENTS: DAY 27 OF 31

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Welcome to Day 27 of the Classroom SOLSC! Today we are looking for your feedback on the format we used this year.

Do not write on that paper!

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We want struggling writers to believe that what they think is important and what they say is important, so important that we want to capture it in a more permanent form. We want them to believe that the process of writing, at whatever stage they are in, is within their grasp.

Day 26 of the March SOLSC #sol18

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Finish strong. It’s Day 26. Write, read, and encourage others with comments. By this time, you know the comments that matter to you as a writer. Create those for others!

2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC FOR STUDENTS: DAY 26 OF 31

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Welcome to Day 26! Today’s questions is about thinking of the lessons learned and what you might do differently next year….

Day 25 of the March SOLSC #sol18

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Welcome to the twenty-fifth day of the 11th Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge!   ANNOUNCEMENTS Is it crazy to think that we’re in the last week of the eleventh year? Finish strong in… Continue reading

2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC FOR STUDENTS: DAY 25 OF 31

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Welcome to Day 25 of the 2018 Classroom SOLSC for Students! We are thinking about texts that inspire your students to write today.

Day 24 of the March SOLSC #SOL18

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Welcome to the twenty-fourth day of the 11th Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge!   ANNOUNCEMENTS One week from today and we’ll be writing our final post. You’ve made it this far. Congratulations. We’re… Continue reading

A Challenge for First-Time Slicers

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The weekend, we have a special challenge for first-year slicers, and we are grateful to Clare Landrigan and Tammy Mulligan for their generous donation!

2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC FOR STUDENTS: DAY 24 OF 31

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Welcome to Day 24 of the 2018 Classroom SOLSC for Students! Are your students easily coming up with ideas or need a little help for our final stretch?

Day 23 of the March SOLSC #SOL18

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Welcome to the twenty-third day of the 11th Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge!   ANNOUNCEMENTS The third week can feel hard! We’re past the newness factor, and the end it still in the… Continue reading

2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC FOR STUDENTS: DAY 23 OF 31

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Welcome to Day 23 of the Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge! 2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC PADLET ANNOUNCEMENTS INSPIRATION/TODAY’S QUESTION Today’s Question for Classroom SOLSC Teachers: What have you learned about yourself as a… Continue reading

Branding Student Blogs

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As an instructional technology coach, I have the privilege of working alongside teachers as they bring their students into the world of blogging.  Many of the teachers I work with are new to blogging. They rely on me to steer them into an experience that will engage the student, lift student writing, and fit within the already packed school day. I guide these teachers to create branded blogs.

Day 22 of the March SOLSC #SOL18

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You’ve made it to Day 22!  Keep writing! Keep sharing! Keep commenting!

2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC FOR STUDENTS: DAY 22 OF 31

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Welcome to Day 22 of the Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge! Single digit days left in the challenge! 2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC PADLET ANNOUNCEMENTS Please be sure to comment on our daily inspiration/questions. We… Continue reading

Day 21 of the March SOLSC #SOL18

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The third week can feel hard! We’re past the newness factor, and the end it still in the distance. Keep writing! Keep sharing! Keep commenting!

2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC FOR STUDENTS: DAY 21 OF 31

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Welcome to Day 21 of the Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge!  Only ten more days, finish strong! 2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC PADLET ANNOUNCEMENTS Please be sure to comment on our daily inspiration/questions. We… Continue reading

The Winner? It Could be YOU!

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Are you ready to see a winner reveal?

Day 20 of the March SOLSC! #SOL18

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What keeps you going on day twenty? Look around you! Get inspired by the whispering deer, a silent blue jay, the creaking branch, or the squeak of a swing. A story is waiting.

2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC FOR STUDENTS: DAY 20 OF 31

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Welcome to Day 20 of the Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge! 2018 CLASSROOM SOLSC PADLET ANNOUNCEMENTS Please be sure to comment on our daily inspiration/questions. We are hoping this will foster a… Continue reading