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Writing Celebrations...But Why?

You can tell a lot about a person by what they choose to celebrate. Recently, I was able to sit in on a 7th grade Information Writing Celebration.   1,287 more words


Connecting Through Story

“Story is the basic unit of human understanding.”

– Drew Dudley, Day One Leadership.

We have been learning through story for thousands of years. Our innate fascination for…

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Social Media Tip Sheets

In order to get clients on board with various social media platforms without overwhelming them, I created and distributed quick-hit reference documents that touch on the basics of each of seven popular social media channels. 9 more words

Informational Writing

Edu-taining Emails

When I worked at an advertising agency I tasked myself with writing an email series that would address some of the more frequent errors I ran across in my editorial duties.  40 more words

Informational Writing

Transitional Phrases for Information Writing

Information writing is usually a genre where students experience success in writing. Most students can come up with topics they know a fair amount about–I have seen hilarious and informative pieces on grocery store, shopping malls, steaks, and even things that smell. 381 more words

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MakerZine Project Wrap-Up

We completed our zine projects on our final school day of 2016!  Originally, I envisioned the students crafting 8 page zines; however, I realized about 1/4 of the way into the project that it was going to be difficult for them to meet that target.   911 more words

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