Some children, no doubt, are just naturally reflective. I don’t doubt that much of Lucas’ thoughtfulness about his work was just part of who he is. But all children— and adults for that matter—can be taught to be more reflective. (continue reading)
Getting Started with Beginning Writers is not a script you can follow, of course. But regardless of the children sitting in front of you, and regardless of whether it's the beginning of the year or sometime later, there are very specific big ideas and beliefs that can guide your practice. (continue reading)
Learning never occurs in a straight line. Lisa Cleaveland and Katie Wood Ray, co-authors of Getting Started with Beginning Writers, know that this is especially true when it comes to learning to write. (continue reading)
What does it mean to be a writer? And how do we establish routines for our beginning writers?
Today on The Heinemann Podcast, co-authors Katie Wood Ray and Lisa Cleaveland on their new book: A Teacher’s Guide to Getting Started with Beginning Writers. (continue reading)
If you’re an experienced workshop teacher, the book will help you imagine new possibilities for getting started. If you’ve ever longed for beginning writers to show more independence during units of study across the year, then this book is for you. (continue reading)
We're excited to announce that pre-publication sample chapters are now available for the first two books in the Classroom Essential Series, A Teacher’s Guide to Writing Conferences by Carl Anderson and A Teacher’s Guide to Getting Started with Beginning Readers by Katie Wood Ray with Lisa Cleaveland. (continue reading)
Today on the Heinemann Podcast, we’re excited to announce a new series of professional books. Joining us to talk about this special series is Heinemann author and editor Katie Wood Ray. (continue reading)