Spice Up Your Writing Block

Becky SchnekserBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lesson Plan Better

TL;DR: Here is an inspirational, engaging writing activity to spice up your literacy program. Provide images for students to write creative captions. Provide an image for students to craft a news story or article for the newspaper. Compose captions for short stories with photos for students to match. Provide a photo and ask your learners to compose a conversation that … Read More

The Insights of a Writing Life

Melanie MeehanBlog, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Many of us write for different reasons. Therefore, you are a writer! Think about your writing life by starting with a writing timeline. What was your experience as a writer throughout your life? There are steps to the writing process: generating, planning, drafting, revising, and editing. Each person may spend different amounts of time at different stages. Writers have … Read More

Writing Tips & Tricks Blog Series Overview

Livia ChanBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Reflect Better

Writing Tips & Tricks Blog Series Overview Writing is a process! Whether you record your thoughts and feelings in a private journal or whether you blog to share publicly, writing serves a purpose. Writing is personal. Your approach, your journey, and your why may be very different from others. Regardless, how do you make it just right for you? Who … Read More

My Journey Through the 3 Phases of Writing

Kari PitstickBlog, Connect Better

TL;DR: Become a connected educator by writing and sharing your voice with others. When you are writing for an audience, first decide on the focus of your piece. Be as authentic as possible as you share your experiences. Don’t forget to share your published work on social media to continue connecting with other educators from around the world! As of … Read More