Homework:  Six Ways That Teachers and Parents Can Work Together To Make Homework More Joyful and More Impactful

              Isn’t it strange how sometimes your best learning comes in your worst moments—those moments when your stress and exhaustion levels are so high,

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Because I am both a ‘Mommy’ and an educational consultant, parents and teachers often ask me: What can I do as a parent over the summer (or suggest as a

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  On Saturday May 5th, Karen Caine and I held our first Saturday Writing (www.saturdaywriting.com). We had the privilege of working with amazing educators from New Jersey school districts such

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Teacher Engagement

  Do you have time to plan and implement lessons collaboratively with your colleagues? Have you ever watched your students with others, noting what the kids learned and/or are still

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How Can A Blank Booklet Improve Student Writing?

  Sometime teaching writing doesn’t have to be hard!  Here is a simple technique you can try tomorrow.  Often children tell stories and then we encourage them to write those

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In-Classroom Visits:  A Wonderful Way to Learn New Writing Techniques

Many people have asked me what a typical day looks like when I visit a school. Although the work will look different depending upon where I go and what the

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