Videos as Visual Writing Prompts – Part 2

Dec 2, 2011 by

Back in October I shared a few of my favorite videos from Vimeo, and mused about allowing your students to use them as visual writing prompts. The...

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Videos as Visual Writing Prompts

Oct 7, 2011 by

If you teach poetry, creative writing, or are just looking for a way to help your students find inspiration for writing, you need to watch the...

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Conferencing with Monsters

May 20, 2011 by

I recently helped facilitate a video conference between two 2nd grade classrooms that used monsters as a vehicle for improving descriptive writing....

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Bud the Teacher has a Posse

Apr 1, 2011 by

Are you a teacher that doesn’t currently incorporate writing on a regular basis in the classroom? Are you “too busy” to add yet...

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Poetry for People – A Daily Poetry Prompt

Mar 29, 2011 by

Among my many hobbies (and by hobbies I mean various online community affiliations and projects), is a nascent love of simple poetry. I’m not...

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3 Ways to Use Wordle for More Than Fluff

Feb 8, 2011 by

The visual word clouds created by Wordle and other word cloud services on the web aren’t anything new, they’ve been around for a few...

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