Language Arts

I’ve been very fortunate to have our literacy coach, Barb Golub, work with me through our current writing unit. To those of you who know her, don’t worry folks, she’s looking for an awesome new Twitter handle and once she has one, I’ll be sure to link it here!¬†Together we’ve […]

Inquiry in Writing Workshop (Authors as Mentors)

I’m certain that we are all very familiar with student-led conferences and I’ve seen inspiring examples of ways that teachers have set these conferences up. Every year, no matter which school I’ve been at, I’ve always set up stations/centers for the families to rotate through. I’ve tried different things like […]

Trying Student Led Conferences a New Way

Background have recently started an online course called COETAIL (Certificate in Educational Technology and Information Literacy). I’ve arrived at the end of my first course which means a final project! This first course has really made me think more carefully about why and how I am using technology in the […]

Skype as a Research Tool in Kindergarten