Category Archives: Blogging

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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Amplifying the Writing Process with Technology

  Yesterday marked the 8th year of the Iowa 1 to 1 Institute. A conference that is close to my heart, and has provided support, inspiration, and opportunities to me throughout the years. It is also one that I help … Continue reading

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