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Growing Strong Writers

Growing Strong Writers

Growing Strong Writers is a series of professional development workshops.  In these workshops, I am attentive to the importance of daily writing practice, the complex demands of learning English, and a desire to cultivate a love for writing. These workshops offer...

Interactive Poetry Notebook

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance. -Carl Sandburg. OPEN enrollment.   View / Print Brochure & Registration Form. In this workshop, teachers will • Create their own Teacher’s Edition of Interactive Poetry Notebook • Experience the instructional...
The Future

The Future

Poetry Friday * Five Minute Friday * Celebrate this Week. As we slip from May to June, our schedules are filled with end-of-school celebrations, commencements, weddings, anniversaries, and anticipation of summer vacations — all marking stones in life that give...
The Lure of Lavender

The Lure of Lavender

Poetry Friday. Lavender. Oh, — — the color. — the fragrance. — the sound of the word. All summer long, I enjoy my bed lavender. I can’t walk past it without breaking off a stem and rubbing it between my palms. In the cool of early summer...
Interactive Poetry Notebook

Interactive Poetry Notebook

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.   -Carl Sandburg. OPEN enrollment.   Register now!   This workshop sold out in January 2017. View / Print Brochure & Registration Form. See our Special GIVEAWAY below! In this workshop, teachers will • Create their own...
Chatter

Chatter

Poetry Friday. On this Friday, to salute chatter that I love and silence that I crave, in memory of my childhood, in memory of my brothers, I share “Little Charlie Chipmunk”– the lines of which I can still recite. Little Charlie Chipmunk Little...