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Rethinking Writing Assessment with Equity in Mind

Rethinking Writing Assessment with Equity in Mind

In this six-part series, I outline exactly how I’m rethinking my workshop classroom with an equity lens. You can find the other parts of this series here: Part 1: Rethinking Writing Workshop with Equity in Mind Part 2: Rethinking Reading Workshop with Equity in Mind...

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Rethinking Unit Design with Equity in Mind

Rethinking Unit Design with Equity in Mind

In this six-part series, I outline exactly how I’m rethinking my workshop classroom with an equity lens. You can find the other parts of this series here: Part 1: Rethinking Writing Workshop with Equity in Mind Part 2: Rethinking Reading Workshop with Equity in Mind...

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Rethinking Conferencing with Equity in Mind

Rethinking Conferencing with Equity in Mind

In this six part series I will outline exactly how I’m rethinking conferencing with an equity lens. Check out part 1 about rethinking writing workshop here. Check out part 2 about rethinking reading workshop here. Before getting started, we need to define workshop,...

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Rethinking Reading Workshop with Equity in Mind

Rethinking Reading Workshop with Equity in Mind

Part 1: Rethinking Writing Workshop with Equity in Mind Part 2: Rethinking Reading Workshop with Equity in Mind Part 3: Rethinking Conferencing with Equity in Mind Part 4: Rethinking Unit Design with Equity in Mind Part 5: Rethinking Writing Assessment with Equity in...

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Rethinking Writing Workshop with Equity in Mind

Rethinking Writing Workshop with Equity in Mind

Amanda Write Now · 56. Rethinking Writing Workshop With Equity In Mind Part 1: Rethinking Writing Workshop with Equity in Mind Part 2: Rethinking Reading Workshop with Equity in Mind Part 3: Rethinking Conferencing with Equity in Mind Part 4: Rethinking Unit Design...

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The Story of a Teacher Author’s Identity Crisis

The Story of a Teacher Author’s Identity Crisis

I’ve learned and changed tremendously since the events of 2020-2021, you might even call what's happened an identity crisis...I want to share this story here to make sense of everything for myself but also because I know there are many teachers out there that can...

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Join the 2021 English Teacher Summer Reading Series!

Join the 2021 English Teacher Summer Reading Series!

What are your plans this summer? Hopefully, you plan to do a whole lot of relaxing and enjoy every minute of your time off!But, I know after a few weeks of soaking in all the free time, teachers start looking for opportunities to improve their teaching craft. If this...

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When you find out you’ve been teaching wrong…

When you find out you’ve been teaching wrong…

What are best teaching practices? Have you ever questioned your beliefs? When you begin questioning your beliefs, it is referred to as a paradigm shift.Stephen Covey, the author of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People describes in detail what a paradigm shift is. In...

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