Tag Archives: high school

Teaching Writing from the Inside Out

It took me a long time before I could say, “I am a writer.” I now proudly claim that Writer mantle because I spend a fair amount of time stringing together words, trying to say something worthwhile as engagingly as … Continue reading

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5 Good Ideas for High Schools to Adapt from Elementary Schools

Always on the lookout for ways to help high schools run more smoothly and effectively, I keep noticing that many good ideas for improving high school programs and policies look a lot like the way elementary schools operate. I wonder … Continue reading

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Top Ten Picture Books for My (High School) Class and #pb10for10

In a recent blog post I wrote about my first ventures last year into using picture books with high school students. The biggest benefit of using these titles with students that are clearly older than the primary intended audience is … Continue reading

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Stephen King: An Appreciation

When I was in high school I did not read books assigned for class. I only read books about vampires. Although I have few memories of specific titles, I probably read whatever was available in the horror section at Walt’s … Continue reading

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