Archive for the ‘Tuesdays for Teachers’ Category

Connecting with Authors – Bringing Literacy to Life

Ellie Rumney is a library media specialist extraordinaire from Rhinelander, Wisconsin. ┬áHer heartfelt post gave me goosebumps. Yes, small moments can provide endless inspiration. Thank you, Ellie! Connecting with Authors – Bringing Literacy to Life by Ellie Rumney The joyful … Continue reading

 

My 1-3-1 Poetry Exercise

When I was a child, I loved reading poetry. But later in life when I learned to analyze and deconstruct poems, my passion faded. Poetry can be hard to decipher. And when you try too hard, the deciphering can bog … Continue reading

 

Young Writer’s Workshop – The Persuasive Piece!

Molly Baldwin, 2nd Grade Teacher at Carl T. Mitnick School in Cape May, NJ, knows how to make writing come alive for her students. How do you make a persuasive writing assignment extra fun? Tie it to some wacky and … Continue reading

 

When Being “Too Pickley” Was “Just Right”

Last month I had the great honor of a virtual visit in the classroom of one of New Jersey’s finest teachers, Kevin McCann. Kevin brings out the best in kids. It shows in his amazing students, and – as you’ll … Continue reading

 

What Came First? The Dragon or the Verse? Guest Post by Penny Parker Klostermann

I’m one of the lucky ones. At a picture book workshop I was leading, I got to hear Penny Parker Klostermann first read her hilarious picture book manuscript THERE WAS AN OLD DRAGON WHO SWALLOWED A KNIGHT. I knew instantly … Continue reading

 
 
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