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Rethinking The Structure of Writing Groups

One of my favorite courses in college was Poetry Workshop.  The class was structured like a big writer’s conference or writer’s workshop session.  Each Wednesday evening, we would meet for three hours and share and discuss our work.   1,093 more words


Images as Carriers of Meaning in Multimodal texts

What does this mean for First Graders?  As children begin to learn to read, we encourage them to make meaning from texts by referring to the illustrations to find connections to the print.   224 more words


Sharing Their Voices with the World: Helping our ESOL Students Self-Publish with Smashwords

The Hooch Learning Studio, in conjunction with Ms. Balogh’s ESOL students, is delighted to announce the publication of Twelve Worlds, One Book.  This book is an anthology of student writing created by Ms. 792 more words


How to Best Provide Feedback to our Students

Going away to college was a big shock for me on many levels.  I had never been away from home for more than a few nights in a row.   1,358 more words


What it takes

TCN Writers’ Workshop kicks off its second year 

By Corinna Hobbs | Contributor

Wednesday April 27, The Charlotte News team held its second annual writer’s workshop for local news contributors. 168 more words

Around Town

Using Mo Willems to Teach Character and Setting

If you haven’t read any books by Mo Willems, then you are totally missing an amazing author and illustrator (MoWillems.com or learn more about him… 428 more words


Upcoming appearances and events

Things are picking up again, gang, so if you haven’t been keeping tabs on my Events page or my Facebook or Twitter accounts, you might like to know about a couple of upcoming events in my calendar: 176 more words