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Character Traits

About a year ago, maybe more, I read The Complete Four by Pam Allyn.  See it here http://amzn.to/zpRRWl  I appreciated the concept of integrating reading and writing lessons so that what you do in reading workshop directly impacts what you do in writing workshop.  Here’s what the authors say about “the complete year”:  “Organized around the Complete… Continue reading Character Traits

book review

A Slice of Life Story: Wishin’ and Hopin’, A Christmas Story by Wally Lamb

I normally only write about teaching related issues on this blog.  But, I’ve decided to make some changes in the New Year.  One change I am making is to start posting book reviews, or posts prompted by books I’m reading, that are in some way connected to teaching, learning, schooling, or education in general.  I… Continue reading A Slice of Life Story: Wishin’ and Hopin’, A Christmas Story by Wally Lamb