Throughout this semester, I've been working to update Writer's Block based on verbal feedback from students, research for this project, and personal preferences to make it a little easier on me.
B-I-N-G-O… in the classroom?
I don't know about you, but one problem for writers is a blank page. What do I write about? This question pops up all too often, and it can keep students from achieving their personal writing goals. Students have loved writing bingo in the past, so I created a Google Form for them to submit [...]
Why I teach…
Why are we teaching? What keeps us teaching? What makes us come back after the break (especially after Christmas break)?
When Writing Takes a Backseat – Author Toolbox
If your September has been anything like my September, then you have been a busy bee. School started, so my days are filled with teaching, lesson planning, and after-school activities. (Thank you #51Writers for today's topic of Oxford commas. As you can see, I am definitely on #teamoxfordcomma!) The problem... Okay, so we're busy. What [...]
Micropoetry When Life Is Busy…
School started here this week, so I've been quite busy learning new names and faces, teaching classroom procedures, setting up notebooks, and encouraging a variety of writing from the very beginning. Since I've been busy with school, I haven't been writing a whole lot... Okay, I haven't been writing at all. I don't have writer's [...]