Category Archives: Blogging

10 Compelling Issues to Catapult Student Writers

Writing, like any activity, takes practice to get better. But writing, unlike reading or math, is often neglected in schools for various reasons. Educators find the teaching of writing difficult and many times don’t know where to start. This unfortunate … Continue reading

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Technoliteracies: Sharing the Top Digital Resources to Support Student Readers and Writers

Last year, my best friend Erin Olson and I started an Instagram account to share our love of literacy and technology. Technoloiteracies was born as a place where we could share the best resources, apps, and technology to support student … Continue reading

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Blogging in the Classroom: Teacher Roles

Blogging is a powerful way for students to share their voice on a public platform. Depending on theĀ purpose, blog posts demonstrate student understanding, allow for a virtual space to share ideas or thinking, and acts as an interactive mode to … Continue reading

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Educators Sharing #WhyIWrite to Celebrate The National Day on Writing

In 2009, the Senate passed a resolution recognizing October 20 as the National Day on Writing. Every year, thousands of educators, students, and writers celebrate by tweeting reasons why they write using the hashtag #WhyIWrite. Celebrations and activities are planned … Continue reading

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4 Brain-Friendly Practices in a Student-Centeredā€‹ Classroom

Adolescence is a vital time for our students. During the ages of 11 through 18, young people are making habits that last a lifetime. And since many of their waking hours are spent in school, it is important for educators … Continue reading

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