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Be a Curator of Content

A few years ago I embarked on a research project with the National Writing Project (NWP) where we looked at college and career readiness with regard to writing.  What we discovered was that our students were not prepared for the demands of a writing life beyond that basic 5 paragraph Read more…

By Cheryl Stahle, ago
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Ipads in the classroom

Apples for teachers sure have changed over the past few years.  Over the past few months, I have been working towards my certification as an Apple Teacher.  Obtaining certification wasn’t really that difficult as I had to read 16 ibooks and take quizzes to prove that I had mastered the Read more…

By Cheryl Stahle, ago
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Dear Parents…

Dear Parents….Where are you ?  I miss you!  I need  you.   WE have a child to prepare for the world and I cannot do it alone.   I call, I write, I email, I send Remind messages, I hold conferences but I never hear back from you.  I’m worried about your Read more…

By Cheryl Stahle, ago
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A Little Fall Voice

My students hate to write and it shows.  Those happy little writers in elementary school making their first board books have been sucked up into the morass of testing and spit back out as writing curmudgeons.  They have lost their voice when it comes to putting ideas down on paper. Read more…

By Cheryl Stahle, ago