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I recently shared six-word stories, one of my favorite writing forms, with my high school students, on a day we could actually breathe a little.  Any more, these days are few and far between.  No observers.  No guests.  No testing.  Just time to write. Creatively. Makes me miss (even more!) the days when Reading/Writing Workshop was …

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Graduation approaches; seniors realizing…. they’re not. It’s that time of year again ~ when the seniors I’ve worked with all year – some lazy, some hesitant, some struggling – are realizing their efforts, or lack of, are leading to the painful realization of four weeks remaining and twelve years without a diploma. Tears have begun. Desperation palpable. I wish I could …

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Backstory:  I first shared this post in April 2010, a fact reflected in certain (outdated) references – Borders and BlackBerry – and behaviors (tweeting, still new to me at the time).  Times have changed and so has my writing. I’m pleased to share a much-abbreviated post, shortened by 200+ words, with the same goal:  a Great Read recommendation! Original Post, remixed:  Do …

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