On Thursday of this past week I asked my 8th graders to reflect back on their writing they have done this year. Earlier in the week as I was developing my […]
It is no secret that I am working on a book about cell phones. I will not go into a lot of details because I don’t want to give anything away. When […]
It has been some time since my last post and I apologize to my readers. Fortunately, I have been working on other writing that can benefit me professionally. Today dealing with 21st […]
I don’t teach writing because I have to, I teach writing because it is a passion. It is a passion that was reignited in me after attending the Chippewa River Writing Project’s summer institute […]
For the past several weeks I have been working on creating a curriculum map for my 7th/8th grade language arts classes. As a staff, my colleagues and I felt this was important […]
Celly and the Common Core Standards.
This post has been long overdue. I wanted to outline the connections I can make to the Common Core Standards (CCSS) with Celly. Below I have chosen three strands from the CCSS […]