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Tag: STUDENT STORIES
Looking for more information about our three weekly challenges?
We've changed our Slice of Life Challenge Page to a generic Challenge Page, where you can find more information about the following: Memoir Mondays (Every Monday -- just like the name says!) Slice of Life Story Challenge (Every Tuesday) Student Stories (Every Thursday) We hope that streamlining this page will encourage new participants so that… Continue reading Looking for more information about our three weekly challenges?
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Student Story #2: Lee-lah / Layla
Lila (pronounced Lay-lah by her mom and Lee-lah by her) entered my fifth grade class in 2006 with a big, bright eyes and a tremendous smile. She was the kind of kid that was quiet, who followed the rules not because she had to, but because she wanted to. When I called her name aloud… Continue reading Student Story #2: Lee-lah / Layla
Join Us for Our Newest Challenge: Student Stories!
Today's the day that our new writing challenge, Student Stories, begins. For more information about the types of writing you might want to do for this Challenge, click here. Once you've written your "Student Stories" Post, link it here by clicking on the Mr. Image Image-Linky below: Looking forward to reading your inspirational stories.
Student Story #1: I Need to Hold Your Hand
I've taught fourth or fifth grade in low-SES communities ever since I worked as a fifth grade teacher at P.S. 72 in Spanish Harlem when I was a graduate student completing my first master's degree at Hunter College. Hunter prepares teachers to work in "urban settings." Hence, when it came time to find a job,… Continue reading Student Story #1: I Need to Hold Your Hand
Are you up for one more challenge?
When Ruth and I developed Two Writing Teachers last year, we wanted it to be a place where teachers could be fueled with a passion for teaching, writing, and living. We also wanted it to be a place where we shared our own writing and reflected on our teaching: celebrating when it went well and… Continue reading Are you up for one more challenge?