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1. Straight From Students: Why Teachers Should Write: Part Of #TWTBLOG’S Throwback Week

Melanie asked the students, "What makes you feel like a writer?" Read the voices from the classroom. YOUR writing matters to YOUR students.

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2. Writing Takes Guts: My Writing Backstory

The realization of this moment gave me chills and led me to share my writing backstory with Dana. Dana listened and encouraged me to open my presentation with this story. I was hesitant, the experience had halted my inner writer for years. What if sharing it again had the same result?

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3. So You Say You’re Not a Writer

Take a sneak peek at our NCTE presentation. We hope to see you there!

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4. Create Your Own Text: Teaching Writing with Mentor Texts

Use a teacher-written mentor text for your next unit of study

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5. Create Your Own Text: Teaching Writing with Mentor Texts

Use a teacher-written mentor text for your next unit of study

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6. Classroom Takeaways from #NJSCBWI16

Sharing some highlights from the New Jersey Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Annual Conference, which took place this past weekend.

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7. Summer Writing Bucket List

What's on your summer writing bucket list? You don't need to have a novel hiding in your desk drawer to call yourself a writer. All the small things add up. If you don't have a list going already, here's a little inspiration for Summer 2016.

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8. Straight From Students: Why Teachers Should Write

During the last week of school, I met with a group of fourth graders to have an end of the year reflective conversation. We can learn so much about what to do throughout… Continue reading

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9. Nurturing Our Writing Lives: 5 Ways to Keep Writing

How can we nurture our own writing lives once the school year begins? 5 ways to help us keep writing.

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10. Be a Teacher Who Writes Poetry

Need some inspiration? Try writing a poem today using one of these tips for getting started!

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11. Awaken the Writer Inside of You

I first heard of the “Heart Map” in 2003 from Nancie Atwell at Walloon Institute in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. I remember thinking it was genius. Then a year later I read the book,… Continue reading

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12. Using Your Own Writing as a Teaching Tool

It seems appropriate that today’s post should be related to using your own writing in the classroom. We are, after all, in the midst of the March Slice of Life Story Challenge. And what… Continue reading

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13. What should I teach next?

There are a few weeks left in the school year. Here are some tips for working through the If... Then... books if you'd like to plan your own unit of study.

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14. Should Teachers Be Writers?

Is it important that teachers who teach writing actually write?

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15. Educators as Writers: A Follow-Up Conversation

Should educators be writers? The conversation continues! We welcome your voice and ideas on how we can spread the word that when educators write, students grow as writers!

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