Tag Archive: Materials

Creating Classroom Environments: Paper Choices


Kids do need room to grow. Not only do they outgrow clothes in the blink of an eye, they also grow as readers and writers. This is why we need classroom libraries stocked with a wide range of levels, and it’s why we need writing centers stocked with paper choices.

THROWBACK WEEK: Pens Versus Pencils


What do you think is better for kids to use in writing workshop: pens or pencils?

Pens Versus Pencils: Which One is Better for Writing Workshop?


In my line of work as a staff developer, I often get the question, “Which do you think is better? Pens or pencils?” I have to start by saying that I don’t think… Continue reading