When your words resonate with other educators
Nothing is more gratifying than knowing my blog has provided content that other educators and publishers find valuable, accurate, and practical. And that means even more when you realize that my website is basically one giant exercise in reflection. And any teacher knows that reflection is the heart and soul of teaching. As we reflect, we improve. What doesn’t work one year, may work better after we reflect, tweak, and try it again. Even more, what works one year, may work even better upon reflection.
It’s affirming to see that my reflective experiences resonate with other educators and reminds me that I’m not alone in this work. In fact, we all have common experiences and wisdom to share.
This week, I’ve listed six websites that have featured links to various blog posts from this site on a handful of ELA topics… reading and writing instruction, the use (or non-use) of technology in the classroom, and others. (Note: The McGraw Hill article does not appear on my blog; it was written specifically for the publisher.)
Check out the resources from these teaching partners!
from Middle Web
Here’s the blog post as originally published on ELA Brave and True: My Number One Most Effective Writing Assignment: Gallagher’s Article of the Week
from English, Oh My!
Here’s the blog post as originally published on ELA Brave and True: The One Word Summary
from Engage Their Minds
Here’s the blog post as originally published on ELA Brave and True: Three Poem Ideas for Veterans Day
from The Digital Classroom
Here’s the blog post as originally published on ELA Brave and True: How I Used The New York Times’ Anatomy of a Scene
from McGraw Hill
Here’s the blog post as originally published on Medium.com: In Praise of Pencils and Paper
from Prestwick House
Here’s the blog post as originally published on ELA Brave and True: Headline Poetry for High School Students
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