Writers in the Making

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“Everyone … has something important to say,” proclaims Barbara Ueland in If You Want to Write. This is a phrase I’ve used hundreds of times with students in Writing Workshop sessions, as we reminded ourselves to listen actively to classmates … Continued

The Grace of Teachers

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In all my years of working with teachers, I never fail to be amazed by their singular devotion to “their kids.” Teachers have an uncanny ability to cut through all the noise that goes on in education and focus on … Continued