Trigger Warning: this post opens with a possibly offensive rant. If you feel the need to skip said rant, I have inserted a subheading to indicate where it is safe to begin reading. When I first started this beat about starting over and about being more intentional with which practices we keep and which ones […]. To say nothing of […]. Now that the pandemic has struck, many of us feel like we are starting over as we navigate this fluid and nebulous teaching situation.
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Finding mentor texts can often be one of the most challenging — and time consuming! Why spend hours flipping through books and surfing the web when we can share? Please note: We do not grant access to the documents in the dropbox directly to students. I was wondering if you ever considered changing the page layout of your website? Its very well written; I love what youve got to say. But maybe you could a little more in the way of content so people could connect with it better. Youve got an awful lot of text for only having 1 or 2 pictures. Maybe you could space it out better? Is the dropbox working?
One key idea threads through my series this year about poetry as part of the writing process for other genres: poetry sharpens our diction. Frequent practice in reading and writing poetry tunes our eyes and ears to what works and does not work in our choice of words, the same way practicing guitar helps train […]. As much as I hate to admit it, I was not much of a reader in high school. I did.
Friends, Moving Writers, the blog, will be back in business after Labor Day. In the meantime, we wanted to give you a sneak peek at what is happening in the Inside the Blended Workshop Community! The September […]. We started Moving Writers almost 7 years ago to help teachers and to start a bigger, broader conversation about teaching writing. We wanted to help classroom teachers and provide resources that would ultimately impact the education and lives of students. In our writing classrooms, has been a year full of surprise. Recently, I started taking some photos of striking […]. We promise that information will be forthcoming soon, but right now we need to pause. We are saddened, horrified, and angered by the killing of unarmed Black men and women in this […]. Trigger Warning: this post opens with a possibly offensive rant.