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TEACHER WRITERS

A group for those of us who are writing lesson plans along with books, drowning in a sea of [ungraded papers], and teaching writing to students.

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For teachers: Gardening in a drought year

Started by Stacey Johnson Jun 16, 2015. 0 Replies

This post is dedicated to nurturing and reigniting dreams:  for the weary educator in June.  Featuring the work of Seth Godin, Ken Robinson, and Peter Brown. Thank you for reading…Continue

Tags: hope, Brown, dreams, malaise, change

Need Unit study Writers

Started by Teresa Lilly Jun 12, 2012. 0 Replies

Hi everyone.   Visit www.hshighlights.com  and see my unit studies  and if you want to writeunit studies for us....contact me at highlightsfreebird@yahoo.com Continue

Do You Use Graphic Novels in Your Classroooms?

Started by Meryl Jaffe. Last reply by Gina Paese Jan 1, 2012. 1 Reply

Do You Use Graphic Novels in Your Classroooms?  I am new to them and find I LOVE them!  I listed my favorites for 2011 in my recent…Continue

Tags: books, comic, novels, graphic

Invigorating Instruction

Started by Meryl Jaffe Sep 13, 2011. 0 Replies

Do you believe in the power of a liberal arts education or in studying trades?  Please visit my blog and join the conversation.  I bring in William Chace's article "The Decline of the English…Continue

Tags: Frederick, studies, Leo, Lioni, Shakespeare

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Comment by Meryl Jaffe on July 31, 2012 at 8:49pm

Are you guys back at school yet?  Dealing with Common Core Standard issues?

Here is a great post with some awesome non-fiction suggestions:

Common Core Standards: Non-fiction Suggestions

Comment by Meryl Jaffe on July 28, 2012 at 8:18am

Come see how you can put Batman into the classroom! "B" is for Batman

Comment by Nicki Johnson on July 21, 2012 at 2:50am

I teach EFL in China.

Comment by Jennifer Chaussee on July 21, 2012 at 2:11am

Hi! New member here. Wondering if anyone teaches EFL writing out there. Would be great to start a forum on that.

Comment by Lillian Ann Slugocki on July 11, 2012 at 4:46pm

Hi, I'm rebuilding my profile on She Writes and joined your group b/c I can completely relate to the guilt over grading student essays, versus editing my novel.  I'd also love to hear about any ideas about incorporating online media to enhance a writing class. I often wonder if I should have them start a blog on Wordpress, the future it seems to me, for my students is web writing, and I think the rules are different.  Thoughts?

Comment by Cindy Vine on May 10, 2012 at 8:49am

I just hosted another teacher writer, Ami Blackwelder on my blog.  http://cindy-vine.blogspot.com/2012/05/teachers-who-get-hit-by-trav...

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Comment by Meryl Jaffe on March 21, 2012 at 11:43am

Nonsense!!!  Catch the power of nonsense in verse and in education.  How do you make it work for you?  Please join my blog discussion:

Jabberwocky & Dr. Seuss: Nonsense at its Best

Comment by Melissa Kiefer on March 21, 2012 at 7:02am

What it feels like to go from being teacher to substitute: http://www.on-bruised-knees.blogspot.com

Comment by Stacey Johnson on March 10, 2012 at 11:55am

Hi all.  At this time of year, I often find myself dragging a bit.  Spring break is weeks away, and the weekends go by a bit too quickly to allow for the catching of breath.  So, I turn to writing.  As I work on revamping a professional blog, I discovered some old notes about the value of reflecting amid the hectic buzz of our daily grind.  I share it here in hopes of connecting with kindred souls:

Positive habit formation: the importance of ritual

 

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