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Category: Writing

Space, Shapes and the Silences Between

“When he heard music, he no longer listened to the notes, but the silences between.Т  When he read a book, he gave himself over to the commas and semicolons, to […]

Object Poems for the Classroom

Gorgeous poems for classroom analysis surrounding the importance of personal artifact. Lovely reflections on identity, relationship, and heritage via objects. Video Credit: Red Room Company

What Would You Take from the Burning House?

Joy Sullivan, poet, teacher and Pages Artist-in-Residence shared “The Story We Tell With Our Stuff” on theТ Pages blogТ a few months ago. TheТ On BeingТ post features TheТ Burning House, a project where people […]

Write Something (Outside)

Outside: The classroom The box The same ‘ol, same ‘ol The norm Write something (outside), in the grass, under the wide open sky, in the fresh air, with a calm […]

Learning Space: Think, Believe, Share

Students are beginning to work on This I Believe essays. In this image, students have paired up with a partner from across the room to discuss the strengths/writing strategies of […]

Learning Space: A Season of Firsts

At 6:05pm, my classroom is all set up and ready for students to show up for their first day of school tomorrow. I’ve used Brandi’s Types of Thinking as a […]

Girlhood Cont.

There’s never enough time, and who knows that better than educators. So in an effort to offer up a few larger themes to think about and potential pathways, here is […]

POWER Wordcloud

“American Power” Click on the link above to see this wordТ cloud at WordItOut. You may also view it on this website if you enable JavaScript (see your web browser settings). […]

Writing and Weaving

In the pre-visits we explored fiber alongside words to think through literature,specifically identity, oppression, community, the writing process, media influence, feminism, the line between fine art and craft… Students are […]