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)
If you were unable to make it to this year's teacher tour, fear not! We recorded each session on facebook Live, and you can watch all of the videos below, along with the day's tweets and some presenter materials. (continue reading)
Today on the Heinemann Podcast, a special conversation between Linda Rief and Penny Kittle. Both are at the Boothbay Literacy Institute. Penny talks with Linda about her new “The Quickwrite Handbook: 100 Mentor Texts to Jumpstart Your Students’ Thinking and Writing. (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)