10/20/2017 This post was inspired by Kathleen Neagle Sokolowski's OLW Check In post. As I read Kathleen's post about her One Little Word for 2017, I got to thinking about what my word for 2018 would be. It's difficult to pare it down to just one word, so what would that word be? One whole year … Continue reading OLW2018
05/08/2017 This post was inspired by Lisa Keeler's post, Books Inspire Writing. Lisa Keeler wrote a great post about books that would help inspire writers during the summer months. My favorite part about this post is the list of books (and coinciding Google Doc) that would inspire writing about vacations. This would be perfect for us … Continue reading Summer Writing 2017
05/04/2017 This post was inspired by Stacey Shubitz' post: Writing Victories: Keep Learning Going Throughout the Summer Seeing as I just wrote a post about my son's not-so-hot experience with journaling at home, Stacey's post came at an opportune time. I am grateful to be a part of a community that loves learning and writing as … Continue reading Encouraging Writing
On Friday's (4/7) Two Writing Teachers post, Kathleen Neagle Sokolowski talked about how her school participated in a Learning Walk. I love that, as educators, we are getting smarter about looking within to find the gems of teaching and how to spread the wealth around. Here are some of my reflections on this practice: I find Learning … Continue reading Who Owns the Learning?