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Jan'17

Oral Book Report Prep

Practice together, then assign students oral reports on independent reading books. Adapt the handout for a whole class or small …

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10

Aug'16

Students Starters Enhance Teaching

Student Starters Now is a good time to plan on releasing more responsibility for learning to your students. The first …

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01

Aug'16

Activating Strategies for Reading

Reading: Activating Thinking Here is a chart strategies to get students thinking about new units, new books, or new readings.  Many are interactive …

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09

Mar'16

Celebrating Collaboration with Art, Music, Dance and Dramatic Readings from On Zion’s Hill

Celebrating ON ZION’S HILL: A Novel (2015)   To celebrate Black History Month, The Bishop’s School hosted a collaborative event with …

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07

Feb'16

National African American Read-In 2016

Reading Together Anywhere My book is recommended this year for the The National African American Read-In Sponsored by the Black …

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22

Feb'15

CATE 2015

PATTERNING LEADS TO ORIGINALITY What a delight to see you at the PATTERNS session at CATE 2015 in San Jose. …

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09

Nov'14

Presentations for NCTE and CEL 2014

NCTE and CEL 2014 were Inspiring! Thanks for joining me  in Washington, DC area , November 19-25 for the 2014  National Council …

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30

Sep'14

Patterns for Thoughtful Conversations

Sentence Stems Stimulate Thinking, Talking and Writing One way to prepare our students to have more thoughtful conversations and to …

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13

Jun'14

Summer Institute 2014 on Assessment

Assessment, Evaluation, Assessment Need time to expand your understanding of options for teacher evaluation, student evaluation and curriculum design evaluation? …

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16

Mar'14

On Leadership – April

Bad Doesn’t Have to Be Permanent* No matter how experienced we are, there are times we blow it.  But, that …

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