reading workshop

A Beginning List on the Don’t and Do’s of Reading Workshop

As I visit classrooms during the Reading Workshop time, I witness practices that are counterproductive to supporting students’ reading habits. I made up the following two lists to sort this out in my head and to use when I work with teachers. What NOT to do during Reading Workshop: interrupt independent reading to talk to… Continue reading A Beginning List on the Don’t and Do’s of Reading Workshop

Angela Maiers · daily writing habit · noticing · taking note · TED talk · writing

Noticing and Taking Note

Angela Maiers, in this TED talk,¬†recommends that we take note of what we notice. And, by taking note, I think Angela means taking the time to appreciate everything that happens every day. There are many noteworthy things to notice and we need to take the time to appreciate that which we notice. For me, this… Continue reading Noticing and Taking Note