Monthly Archives: January 2015

Re-teaching point of view

They just did not get it … is  a phrase constantly voiced in faculty and content meetings in schools everywhere. If they would have been taught to read better … unfortunately, comes next and sessions are saturated with negativity and lackluster approaches to … Continue reading

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Simple revisions go a long way

Smaller tasks can go a long way.   To halt the constant hands on hips, teachers must think differently  to ensure students are finding success in monumental task. For instance, students must “improve their essay” is a vague but heavy … Continue reading

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Facilitate, step back and watch

Results feel good. Everyone loves to win! ..and this week, my students all won! My school district began the year with its implementation of writers’ workshop, and like most teachers who have been around a while echoed “I have done … Continue reading

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