Tag Archive: inspiration

Yes &… with Digital Tools We Can

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As we set off to create writers who write in tandem with the printed world and the digital world there are a few we need to consider.

Discovering and Developing Student Writer Identity

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For writers to grow, they must develop writer identities. How do we help them do that?

Where Have All the Narratives Gone?

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I’ve been thinking about why young writers struggle with personal narrative and realistic fiction writing.

Yo-Ho-Ho, A Pirate’s Life for Me!

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Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day (link takes you to Wikipedia; here is the official site).  Next to Christmas, this may just be my favorite!  🙂  A little known secret is that… Continue reading

Writer’s Notebooks, Art Journals, Scrapbooking, Blogs???

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Liza Lee Miller said:  Okay . . . here’s a question for you. As a teacher, as a writer, as an artist . . . what is the difference between a Writer’s Workbook… Continue reading

M.M. Inspiration: Disaster Averted

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Have you ever done an activity with a family member or a group of kids where you thought, “Wow! I got lucky that worked!”??? That happened to me the first time I did… Continue reading

M.M. Inspiration: Sometimes you have to let your hair down!

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Has there ever been a moment in time when you’ve let your hair down in front of others? For me, it was at the 105th Street (Central Park) Fountain with several of my… Continue reading

Memoir Monday: Inspiration (if you need/want it)

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Think back to a graduation you can remember: middle school, high school, college, graduate school, or even your pre-k stepping-up ceremony (Personally I don’t remember the last one!). Write about how you felt… Continue reading