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Using the Arts to Learn –

  Today while reading others blogs I was surprised and excited to see Annie Murphy Paul write about using movement to help reading comprehension for young children. Paul’s post is called Making Stories come Alive.           … Continue reading

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Surprises and still learning

About 15 years ago I started taking writing seriously for myself.  I had been teaching writing to my students – sort of – for a long time.  I assigned and they wrote.   I decided I needed to write if I … Continue reading

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Work must be real

March 17, 2012 “As students and teachers take on more nonfiction reading and writing … There is power in something as simple as changing the graphics on an anchor chart from cartoon hearts and brains to more authentic renderings of … Continue reading

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