I share two free e-books with teachers, designed to help you move students forward as readers and writers:
Simplify Feedback contains my best tips for helping student writers in an effective and efficient way.
Teaching Through Conversation offers my tips on helping students improve through face-to-face conferences.
Below you can find all the articles I’ve published on this blog, organized by date:
- March 2 // The Book, The Reading, The Readers
- February 23 // My students ignored the reading homework. What should I do?
- February 10 // How to read, write, and think in our noisy teacher lives
- February 4 // We should teach novels because…
- January 28 // The Causes and Symptoms of Our Fake Reading Problem
- January 20 // The Three Part Lesson That Works with Every Text
- December 1 // How we read digital texts
- November 28 // What is a digital text?
- November 21 // First, Do No Harm: Beware of Teacher-Centered Decisions
- November 8 // Paper or screens: how can teachers choose?
- October 26 // Close Your Tabs: Ideas for Better Digital Fitness
- October 20 // Attention Residue and Our Digital Health
- October 8 // Clear and Simple Teacher Goals
- October 6 // That moment when your class needs a “reset”
- September 29 // What I said during my talk at Barnes & Noble this week
- September 15 // “Help! My teaching load is overwhelming…”
- September 8 // When teachers TRIP (Turn Reading into Pedagogy)
- August 4 // Lessons Learned While Writing Hacking Literacy
- July 15 // Teaching and the art of saying “no”
- February 2 // Stuck in a teaching rut? Make things uncomfortable
- August 10 // How to teach writing by doing less and trusting more
- February 17 // No Fear Peer Feedback
- February 16 // A simple test for your teaching priorities