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- @JoyKirr @complikatyed @nataleestotz @Shamlet For the papers I'm doing today, feedback will go on the writing, and grades will go online. 1 hour ago
- @nataleestotz @Shamlet @JoyKirr Middle school is a little different from high school but yes, respond as reader at least as much as teacher. 2 hours ago
- @JoyKirr @nataleestotz If we give feedback on everything (esp neg), some students are overwhelmed and can't tell what is most important. 2 hours ago
- @JoyKirr I don't know that specific platform, but one of my writing feedback guidelines is Slay the Biggest Dragon First. 2 hours ago
- RT @ShawnMcCusker: Is anyone else frustrated by how often we see the word "grit" thrown about these days? #orisitjustme 2 hours ago
- I'm excited about this line-up of baseball books coming out in 2014 from @SummerGameBooks summergamebooks.com/?hide_mobile_v… 1 day ago
- RT @kellyjvreed: "#CCSS says we need to promote critical thinking unless it's about CCSS." -Thomas Newkirk #riwp14 1 day ago
- RT @literacydocent: "Reinvent PD by actually thinking abut WHO ur audience is not just content you are sharing. What do THEY need?" @MaineS… 1 day ago
- @SummerGameBooks Your "line-up"'looks great, and I'd love to review one of your upcoming titles. 1 day ago
- Today's class journal topic: Make a list of all you've learned this week, in school and out. #E405 #E307 2 days ago
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Welcome to October. Now that school has been in session for a few weeks, while summer is still reasonably fresh in memory, maybe it’s time to consider whether or not our approaches to summer reading accomplished what we hoped. Numerous … Continue reading
To All New English Department Chairs, First of all, thank you for taking on such an important, demanding job. You will make decisions that impact the literacy of every student in your school. You are the buffer between the teachers … Continue reading
Our daughter Grace is in fourth grade and a strong reader. She made it through all of the Harry Potter books and always has two or three different titles going at the same time. Last week she wanted to read … Continue reading
Although it might be too soon to validly reflect on Writers Week XVIII, our school’s just-concluded annual celebration of writing, I should try to see through the exhilaration and exhaustion for some insights into why this week means so much to … Continue reading