This quote from Penny’s book spoke to me today: “Writers don’t need to be given formulas; they need to be shown possibilities.” — Barry Lane I’ve been thinking about this. … Continue Reading Possibilities.
Today, as students were coming into the building and teachers were greeting them, I witnessed the following interaction in the first grade hallway: A little girl stops in front of … Continue Reading The Power of Writing
I live with a first grader. Here were her two big concerns prior to the first day of school: One. Will my teacher be nice? Two. Will I have any … Continue Reading The Big Picture: What are kids thinkin’ on the first day?
We’ve never really done a “series” per say here on Two Writing Teachers, but it seems that this week our posts have the makings of a series about what really … Continue Reading The Big Picture: Our Colleagues.