IMWAYR: May I Please Read Blog Posts?

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I’m giggling silently because I remember the last conversation I had with a student (fall of 2016) about the sentence, “I don’t like to read.”

“I don’t like to read.”

“Sure you do!” I responded.

“Nope.”

I said, “You like to read Facebook posts from your friends, right?”

She giggled, as I am now.

I am reading blog posts today from my new personal writing adventure, “Teachers Write!” Hosted by Kate Messner, Jo Knowles, Jen Vincent, Gae Polisner, teachers can sign up on Kate’s blog (www.katemessner.com) and spend a few weeks writing with other teachers from all over the country. You can choose to participate in each day’s prompts, work on your own project and get feedback from experts, and read guest authors’ advice. It’s a great way to be more active in a safe, friendly writing community.

I’m trying it out. Back to reading, now!

 

Sharing: Art in the Classroom

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Here’s another one of my teacher friends I respect and admire, and she’s an artist! Julie has created a blog to chronicle her life as an art teacher in a large, urban school district. Check out her post, “God in the Art Studio,” and then consider your practice. I love reading about students who are this excited about learning and sharing their learning with others!

http://choosingchoice.blogspot.com/

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