When Kelly Gallagher and Penny Kittle set out to plan a year of teaching together, they knew they were going to have to take some risks, but that it would ultimately help them write a better book for teachers (continue reading)
This year we join Kylene Beers, Robert Probst, Penny Kittle, Linda Rief, Chris Crutcher, and Teri Lesense, Kwame Alexander, and Kelly Gallagher to investigate aliteracy and our students through reading, thinking, and writing.
We'll be adding to the blog as this multi-day institute progresses so keep checking back! (continue reading)
In this video, Kelly Gallagher and Penny Kittle, coauthors of 180 Days, reflect back on the past year; what they got to, what they didn't, what they wished they had more time for, and most importantly, what went well. (continue reading)
Kelly and Penny discuss how this collaboration changed their teaching for the better. Our conversation with these two influential educators, picks up where we left off, by asking them to reflect on their year spent teaching together (continue reading)
At its heart, this book is about why we did what we did. Creating a classroom conducive to raising engaged readers, writers, listeners, speakers, and thinkers continually led us back to closely examining our decision-making process. (continue reading)