Back in March, I had the pleasure of attending the Michigan Reading Association conference in Grand Rapids, MI. I had been preparing my own presentation for the event and had neglected to… Continue reading
“Writers,” Ali said as she leaned in close to teach her second graders, “I’ve got an important tip for you about your realistic fiction characters. You’ve done such a great job describing what they are… Continue reading
Let’s check in on a moment in Tara’s class from early November of last year as she shares connections between reading and writing workshop.
Be a teacher who writes poetry and share it with your students.
What do you think is better for kids to use in writing workshop: pens or pencils?
This Throwback Post written by Anna is sure to inspire you during National Poetry Month!
Throwback week continues on Two Writing Teachers. Today, Anna shares one of Dana’s classics.
This week on Two Writing Teachers, we each chose another co-author’s previously published post to feature as part of our very own Throwback Week.
Have plans mid-June? Cancel them and prepare to run to your nearest bookstore. The Reading Strategies Book by Jen Serravallo is a must and is intended for grades K-8!
I knew I’d learn something fabulous about the use of mentor texts in writing workshop at Carl Anderson’s session during TCRWP’s March Saturday Reunion…
A guide to crafting your own teaching points for 1:1 conferences, strategy lessons, minilessons, mid-workshop interruptions, and share sessions.
Here is the list of prize winners from our 8th Annual SOLSC!
Are you interested in joining the TWT Co-Author Team?
Have you been a year-long slicer?
Last week, I had a little brainstorming session with one of my favorite groups of teachers and we came up with a list of tried-and-true teaching moves to help the truly non-talking kids open up a little when it comes time to talk about the work they’ve been doing.
We’re taking a week off from blogging to catch our breath after the SOLSC (aka: our version of an ultra marathon!).