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How (and Why) To Use Student Blogs |

How (and Why) To Use Student Blogs | | Leaves | Scoop.it
Blogging doesn’t just mean putting diary entries out on the web for the world to see. It can be a way to learn more about yourself and any other subject.
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SNOW WHITE: A Flight

SNOW WHITE:  A Flight | Leaves | Scoop.it
Reading Fairest this spring started us on the lookout for other retellings of Snow White, and this flight was born. Snow White is one of the most famous of the Brothers Grimm tales. And of course...
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Pinch Points and the Panicked Teacher - Brilliant or Insane

Pinch Points and the Panicked Teacher - Brilliant or Insane | Leaves | Scoop.it
Do you panic in the face of student failure? Creating pinch points won't help you gain control. Learn how to troubleshoot and plan healthy responses here.
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Notes #TCRWP workshop w/Carl Anderson - Writing With Mentor Texts

Notes #TCRWP workshop w/Carl Anderson - Writing With Mentor Texts | Leaves | Scoop.it
I knew I’d learn something fabulous about the use of mentor texts in writing workshop at Carl Anderson’s session during TCRWP’s March Saturday Reunion...
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Planning for the Planning

Planning for the Planning | Leaves | Scoop.it
It's hard to believe that the end of the school year is already in sight. In the schools I where I currently work, mid-June is the end of the year--that's just four weeks away!

That means it's t...
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The Argument Protocol in action!

The Argument Protocol in action! | Leaves | Scoop.it
At TC’s Summer Institute a few years ago, Mary Ehrenworth introduced our session to the Argument Protocol: a highly engaging and interactive way in which to gather evidence and formulate strong, we...
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Upgrade Curriculum Through Globally Connected Learning

Upgrade Curriculum Through Globally Connected Learning | Leaves | Scoop.it
Below you will see a slide deck, I shared with an Elementary School during a webinar a few weeks ago addressing challenges and examples of globally connected learning. Upgrade Curriculum Through Gl...
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Yearlong Projects Inspire Independent Learning and a Love of Reading

Yearlong Projects Inspire Independent Learning and a Love of Reading | Leaves | Scoop.it
Blog post at Brilliant or Insane :

Yearlong projects are a central piece of the Results Only Learning Environment--a student-centered, workshop-type classroom.

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Announcing "Reading Nonfiction" by Kylene Beers and Bob Probst - Heinemann

Announcing "Reading Nonfiction" by Kylene Beers and Bob Probst - Heinemann | Leaves | Scoop.it
If you’ve been eagerly anticipating Kylene and Bob’s nonfiction follow-up to Notice & Note, the wait is almost over. Reading Nonfiction: Notice & Note Strategies and Questions will publish in late October (estimated), and you can preorder now.
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The Storm Whale

The Storm Whale | Leaves | Scoop.it
A sweet celebration of what it takes to feel at home in one's own life.

Psychologists have found that presence is the key to great parent
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Conferring Toolkits: Mentor Texts

Conferring Toolkits: Mentor Texts | Leaves | Scoop.it
Two elements form the very heart of every conference: the student, and the mentor text I can use to nudge her writing piece forward. ...
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Toward a Saner View of Text Complexity

Toward a Saner View of Text Complexity | Leaves | Scoop.it
As happened a few years ago, when eighth grade students took to Facebook to share reactions to a nonsensical passage about a talking pineapple from the New York State ELA test, this year's Common C...
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Goals & Techniques Cards

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Reflecting on my first experience using TCRWP's goals & technique cards for informational writing with a small group of writers.
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Learning How to Read Needs to Be More Hands-On. No, Really.

Learning How to Read Needs to Be More Hands-On. No, Really. | Leaves | Scoop.it
The best path to literacy might be very simple: Use your hands and the words will follow. #ProjectLiteracy
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