Security Blanket

I left my writer’s notebook at work on Wednesday night. And I won’t be back at work again until Tuesday (though I didn’t know that on Wednesday–ended up needing a sick day yesterday; I work from home on Fridays and most Mondays). So my notebook and I are going to be separated for almost a…

What Helps Me Write

I’ve been thinking about how to invite the pre-service English teachers I work with to become working writers who are able to bring their own writing processes and products into their classrooms.  In the spirit of Will Richardson’s advice to teachers to become master learners in their classrooms, I’ve been thinking about the conditions, routines, habits,…