Tag Archive: writing

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.

8 Great Ways to Meet Writers Where They Are

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Throughout the conference, I watched, listened, and played with digital tools and all along I thought about our students and how digital tools have the capability to make all students feel successful.  I was in awe of the opportunities digital devices bring to our classrooms.

Teaching Writing, Learning Writing

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As I get ready for the March SOLSC, I’m thinking about ways to support writers when ideas, energy and inspiration waver.

The Six Week Check-in

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Many of us are fast approaching the sixth week of school. Many of us consider that the first of countless milestones in our school year. Six weeks in, routines are beginning to solidify,… Continue reading

Nurturing Our Writing Lives: 5 Ways to Keep Writing

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How can we nurture our own writing lives once the school year begins? 5 ways to help us keep writing.

So, Why Do I Write? Discovering the Writer’s Life

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When the co-authors of Two Writing Teachers invited me to join the team, I was overwhelmed. When Julie Johnson asked me to co-author an iBook through the Columbus Area Writing Project, I was again submerged in fear. I found myself wondering if these writers had read my writing. I mean, if they had read my ramblings on my personal blog they wouldn’t be inviting me, right?
Do writers ever lose their doubts?

Making space for writing (lots of it) in Social Studies

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I love teaching writing and reading workshop, but there’s a special place in my heart for the third subject I teach: social studies.  Part of the reason for this is just a love… Continue reading

Introduction: Beth Moore

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Hello Readers! Please allow me to introduce myself. I am thrilled to become a part of this fabulous team of teachers and writers. It is such an honor to be a part of this… Continue reading

Reflecting on Reading Like a Writer

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So I took some time to create a video about the system I created in order to track and reflect on my summer reading. Because I pushed myself to reflect in a new… Continue reading

Memoir Monday Is Here & So Is the New Badge!

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Please link your Memoir Monday Post to this one by leaving a comment. (I’ve given up hope with Mr. Linky.) Thanks! Also, feel free to use the new badge, left, alongside your Memoir… Continue reading

Weekly Challenges

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Some writers live a solitary life. Many write in isolation and put their work out into the world only when they feel it’s, well, perfect. As a reader of the Two Writing Teachers… Continue reading

S.I.H. Class Starts Tomorrow

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Just a reminder, for those of you that signed up and will be joining Ruth and I (and probably 50,000 other people), that the Stories in Hand Class begins tomorrow. Make sure you… Continue reading

Word Up Ruth!

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Ruth liked the idea of keeping all of my OLWs in the same binder. Hence, I decided to go back to the 2007 OLW Word Up List and created pages that illustrate the… Continue reading