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Sue Harrison: "Writing the Third Dimension" - part 23: Books, Books, Books!

Welcome back! Over the next several more months we invite you to return here, specifically on the fourth Thursday of each month for the newest installment of Sue Harrison‘s teaching: … 335 more words

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The first Bingham Writer's Workshop with Mary Evans

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We hope that you are all very well today.

Special zoom on YOUR afternoon tea coming for February 2015, with the first Bingham Writer’s work shop , with Mary Evans! 53 more words

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Research and information writing in kindergarten: a peek into Heather Bitka's classroom

I’ve had *so* much fun brainstorming possibilities for research and information writing in classrooms over the last month, and all of it took me back to my first long-term experience coaching this type of writing in Heather Bitka’s classroom almost five years ago. 445 more words

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A day inside of our workshop: rethinking traditional approaches

This chart provides a glimpse at two different ways to execute a day of workshop. One is teacher-centered, and the other is writer-centered. As you explore them, consider when it makes sense to use each, because one approach isn’t better than the other. 116 more words

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Centre-Teacher Writers


Here is an article written by one of the co-facilitators of the Centre-Teacher Writers Group.  Dr. Whitney is also one of my committee members for my dissertation.   30 more words

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A Preview of the Primary Level Research and Informational Writing Unit I'll Be Sharing Soon!

Over the last four years, I’ve helped numerous districts align curricula to the Common Core Learning Standards. Each approached this work in their own way, and solid reasoning guided their choices. 327 more words

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The Greater Gift

Birthdays and holidays can make some of us think about gift giving.  Here is an alternative thought about the gifts we give that I will be sharing tonight at our PTO meeting. 374 more words

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