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05/23/22

How To Host a Poetry Slam at Your School by Ralph Fletcher

Participating in this Poetry Slam led Ralph Fletcher to revise his thinking. There is definitely a place for big, splashy events that celebrate many writers at one time.  (continue reading)
04/28/22

Podcast: Crafting a Strong Writing Minilesson with Ralph Fletcher

Today on the podcast, author Ralph Fletcher on the effectiveness of a good writing mini lesson in particular the value of having a visual in your mini lesson.   (continue reading)
03/19/20

Remote Learning Link Pack (updated daily!)

A collection of links to online resources for educators and parents to support distance and virtual learning.  (continue reading)
01/31/20

How The Language of Photography Can Be Used to Teach Writing

Students can be made aware of all the decisions they are making when crafting a photo and be encouraged to apply that thinking to their writing.  (continue reading)
10/24/19

On the Podcast: Carl Anderson Interviews Ralph Fletcher

Today on the podcast we’re examining the relationship between photography and writing.  (continue reading)
10/07/19

The Camera as a Writer's Notebook

Comparing a writer’s notebook to a collection strikes a chord with kids, many of whom are collectors themselves.  (continue reading)
08/30/19

Enhancing Writing through Photography

Photography can illuminate the craft of writing and help us understand it in a whole new way!  (continue reading)
07/30/18

Summer Writing Camp Week Five Wrap-Up

Today wrapped up the fifth and final week of Jennifer Serravallo's Summer Writing Camp−how time flies! This week was all about independent writing projects.  (continue reading)
02/21/18

Ralph Fletcher on The Importance of Choice in the Writing Classroom

Whatever your teaching constraints may be, choice and joy can find a place your classroom.  (continue reading)
11/15/17

A Special NCTE-Edition Heinemann Podcast Roundup

Whether you were able to attend the conference or not, we've compiled some favorite Heinemann podcasts with authors who presented at this year's NCTE17.  (continue reading)

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