Donalyn Miller wrote a beautiful post about the ways that stories sustain and connect.
Carrie Gelson shares a heartfelt celebration of the teaching life. Follow the link in Carrie’s post to learn more about the teachers’ strike that’s happening right now in British Columbia.
Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich remembers why she wanted to become a writer.
Dana Murphy muses on the ways the Internet has changed how we read and write and plans a conversation and writing assignment with her junior high students.
As I work on preparing my new course on Digital Literacy for fall, I’m thinking a lot about kindness and courtesy in online spaces and how we can create the online world we want to live in. Katherine Sokolowski’s post about Living Our Lives Online reminded me how important our own modeling can be, even in online spaces.
I’ll also be following and learning from Franki Sibberson’s new blog, Click Here Next: Digital Learning K-5.
Cynsations has a good interview with YA author Nancy Garden, who passed away last week. Her words on censorship and book challenges were especially interesting to me.
It’s the one year blog anniversary for one of my favorite blogs, Unleashing Readers. Check out this Top Ten list of their favorite blog posts over the past year.
Kelsey’s used her writer’s notebook to capture some of the nuggets she overheard from middle-schoolers at summer camp.
I enjoyed this short interview with David Sedaris. His words on writing practice especially resonated with me.
I really want to make this Peanut Butter Oreo Ice Cream Pie.