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Beginning Procedures

I'm a believer in routine. When writing workshop is predictable everyone is able to work more efficiently. It takes several weeks to build the procedures necessary to create the culture of writing workshop. Over the past two weeks I've collected some footage of routines in primary classrooms. One of the important things about developing routines… Continue reading Beginning Procedures

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Collecting Ephemera at the Primary Level.

Now here's a cool idea for all of you primary teachers who want to tap into the power of writer's notebooks without each student actually having a writer's notebook. Plus I think it could also be a tool for the rest of us wanting to focus on the ephemera surrounding the daily lives of ourselves… Continue reading Collecting Ephemera at the Primary Level.