Four Recursive Practices for Teaching and Learning

Jan 30, 2012 by

  I don’t expect a lot of people to read this post, let alone actually click on the title in genuine interest. It’s not that I...

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“Nom Nom Nom Cookies!” – Friday Morning Poetry

Dec 9, 2011 by

As a way of introducing more creativity into my daily routine, I decided to act on an impulse Wednesday night while making sugar cookies for a...

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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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