Friends, Moving Writers, the blog, will be back in business after Labor Day. In the meantime, we wanted to give you a sneak peek at what is happening in the Inside the Blended Workshop Community! The September […]. We started Moving Writers almost 7 years ago to help teachers and to start a bigger, broader conversation about teaching writing. We wanted to help classroom teachers and provide resources that would ultimately impact the education and lives of students.
In our writing classrooms, has been a year full of surprise. Recently, I started taking some photos of striking […]. We promise that information will be forthcoming soon, but right now we need to pause. We are saddened, horrified, and angered by the killing of unarmed Black men and women in this […].
Trigger Warning: this post opens with a possibly offensive rant. If you feel the need to skip said rant, I have inserted a subheading to indicate where it is safe to begin reading. When I first started this beat about starting over and about being more intentional with which practices we keep and which ones […]. One key idea threads through my series this year about poetry as part of the writing process for other genres: poetry sharpens our diction.
Frequent practice in reading and writing poetry tunes our eyes and ears to what works and does not work in our choice of words, the same way practicing guitar helps train […]. The Feedback Dilemma The workshop model is built around giving students high-impact and timely feedback.
Instead of writing comments on a graded paper, we get to work with students one-on-one or in small groups during the reading and writing process. As a result, students get that feedback when they need it, and they have time […]. Dear poetry-loving English teacher friends, Last week, we paused.
In every way, I think all of us are trying to find that happy medium right now between all and nothing. But here we are again — week 4, the final week of our poetry […]. You can reach her at lindsaybruggeman3 gmail. We can start by holding on to the good bones of our classrooms.
The good news is that words bind us together and can help us to create collaboratively with our students even as we all adjust to our new, socially distant ways. Hello, friends, I hope you had a good week last week. It seems like imagery is requisite for any kind of poetry study. However, I find that most […]. Less time to surf the news. Now that the pandemic has struck, many of us feel like we are starting over as we navigate this fluid and nebulous teaching situation.
Every Sunday since this all began, the Ohio Writing Project has hosted […]. I am heading into week four of Remote Learning, and I am exhausted. Not only did I purchase some blue light glasses, but I also have my timer set to go off every […].
We all need a sounding board, cheerleaders, and regular support. Community members will receive: A monthly newsletter filled with exclusive articles on adapting BOTH […]. To say nothing of […]. You can reach her at almenzel waukesha. When I first started this beat about starting over and about being more intentional with which practices we keep and which ones […] Continue Reading "Well, What are You Waiting For?
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