Here are the Slice 2013 buttons. Please notice there are two different buttons. One for our traditional challenge… Another for the classroom challenge… These are the official buttons for the 2013 Slice of… Read More
The nuts and bolts you need to know to participate in our first-ever online Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge with your students.
Recharge your spirit by connecting with a dear friend. If you can’t physically meet up, then pick up the phone or Skype with him/her.
The Sixth Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge runs from Friday, March 1st – Sunday, March 31st. Anyone who participates in the adult challenge (not the classroom challenge) for all 31 days of… Read More
I’m nearing 1,000 Tweets. This is shocking to me since I was resistant to signing up for a Twitter account. I had a-go with it and got into a groove with it in… Read More
Braving the Challenge Inspired by my writing and the other Slicers’ work during the Slice of Life Challenge (SOLC) in March 2012, I decided to attempt the same with my ninth grade students… Read More
Betsy Snyder shares a behind-the-scenes process for writing and illustrating I Haiku You, her newest picture book published by Random House. Read through her post and then leave a comment for a chance to win a copy of this book.
There are lots of things to keep top-of-mind when you’re leading a writing workshop. Are all students engaged? Are they crafting pieces that hold meaning and value to them? Are kids constantly adding… Read More
A Note from Stacey: I recently asked teachers who’ve led an blog-based Slice of Life Story Challenge, or SOLSC, with their students to share their expertise with me. After all, I’ve only led… Read More
You can change your attitude, your priorities, or your thinking on any day. You just have to commit yourself to a new mindset or way of life.
Everyone wants students to be be intrinsically motivated to write daily. While we can hope our enthusiasm is contagious, sometimes it’s not enough for reluctant writers. Working with reluctant writers means providing the… Read More