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TED Talks for Young Writers


Have you ever used videos to inspire your students to write? Here are some TED talks for young writers you’ll be able to use at different moments in your curriculum. As I‘ve mentioned before on this blog, I love the Writer‘s Workshop model! Each day includes a focusing mini-lesson, time to write and ponder, and time to share or conference.…

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Writing through Summer Slide: Beach Bags


Conquer Summer Slide with “Beach Bags”  I’ve been thinking a lot about “summer slide” lately, and the learning loss that happens for students over a summer of not being in the classroom. I know that a lot of schools have Summer Reading in place, but I wanted to consider what would be included in a strong, student-centered Summer Writing program.…

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