Welcome to the Heinemann PD Professional Learning Community Series. This month we celebrate the inspiring work that students and teachers do together every day.
“Celebrating children and their writing isn’t just a feel-good activity. It’s crucial for children’s writing achievement.”—Regie Routman
Publicly celebrating children’s writing provides the opportunity for all young writers to learn from each other and share in successes. When children read their own writing to their peers, they get to share their ideas and the teacher gains an opportunity to comment on strengths and nudge the child’s writing further with brief teaching points.
Welcome to the Heinemann PD Professional Learning Community Series. This month, we discuss building lifelong literacy habits for all, from honoring the work of our smallest readers to our reflecting on our own practices as adults.
2016 was rich with content, conversation, and camaraderie in our Professional Learning Community blog series! Thousands of educators like you pushed your thinking through reading, sharing, and discussing the videos, articles, book chapters, and more. No doubt students all over the country and even all over the world have received the benefits of your dedication to professional learning.
Let's take a look at some of the most popular posts of 2016!
Welcome to the Heinemann PD Professional Learning Community Series! This month we explored cultivating literacy-rich classrooms.
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October flowed with posts sharing content and ideas to support our thinking about literacy-rich classrooms that honor student independence. Scroll through the links below for a recap of shared videos and downloads, PD opportunities, and links related to this month’s blog series.