Writing Tips

Tips, suggestions based on student questions and papers.

#clmooc teach writers

br /> Please read this important post by Kim Douillard: https://thinkingthroughmylens.wordpress.com/2014/07/08/a-burr-in-your-sock/ I’m thinking about these powerful words Kim wrote “I worry about who in our schools gets the most formulaic writing. Why are our English learners, our students of color,…

#napowrimo14 is what?

April is National Poetry Month sponsored by the Academy of American Poets What is poetry? What is a poem? #napowrimo is National Poetry Writing Month! started by poet Maureen Thorson a challenge to write a poem a day that’s write:…

#write2connect Share

One of the ways my PLN and I #write2connect is to share what we know and what we’ve learned. Here’s an example: Just watched an amazing webinar from PBS Learning Media by Leslie Fisher: You can watch the archives at…

Writing Today #clmooc in the future

Writing. It’s thinking. It’s planning. It’s research. It’s design. It’s everything about being a digital learner, and more for connected learners. If you aren’t sure what that means, visit the National Writing Project’s Digital Is community,  DML’s Connected Learning site,…

#clmooc Writing is Making

  Did you attend the  Writing as Making / Making as Writing event?  List of Hangout Participants Elyse Eidman-Aadahl – National Writing Project Nichole Pinkard – Digital Youth Network Bud Hunt – Colorado State University Writing Project Andrew Sliwinski – DIY.org Jeff Brazil – Digital Media and…

Teachers Write!

Tomorrow, June 4th starts the first day of a writing adventure for teachers and librarians. author Kate Messner and her author colleagues will inspire teachers and librarians to wiggle their wings to tickle the threads of imagination and reach out…