This is a new link posted on The Reading and Writing Project site that gives you a glimpse into workshop classrooms across the world. Look at your grade level and see if there are some great ideas waiting for you that can be incorporated into your classroom.
This is an inspirational video written and illustrated by Peter and Paul Reynolds as they give credit to the incredible work of teachers. Undoubtedly, each of you are certainly “keepers of the flame”. I invite you to share your stories or that of a colleague on this site. In our profession the criticism seems to come easier than the praise, but there is SO MUCH good to highlighted each and every day in all you do. THANK YOU!
I know we are always looking for strong texts during our workshop time. This list could give you some great titles that give the extra mileage of teaching good, moral lessons as well.
As the great philosophical debate around homework rages on, this article provides some good tips and ideas to think about even when we are amid the holiday season.