Have you ever considered the bedrock of your long-held beliefs? Where and how did you learn some of your deepest convictions? A few years ago, things I had always known as right began to unravel. Who told you that became a mile marker question and check point on my journey of dismantling and rebuilding. When…… Continue reading Who Told You That?
Entering the classroom, books falling from my one arm embrace, energized me. Carting around my tiny stool and endless sharpened pencils was purposeful, but my greatest reward was cultivating student writers. Working as a writing specialist was my favorite role as an elementary teacher. My job was to enter a classroom, honor the environment, teach a…… Continue reading A Relevant Mini-Lesson: Show, Don’t Tell