The #Flaneur Challenge: A Beautiful Way to Begin Keeping a Writer’s Notebook

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Last week, a friend asked how I intended to spend my brief summer break, ahead of great travel for work and for pleasure, too. “Wandering,” I said, with a wistful […]

Registration Now Open: Writing Workshop–A Simple Start and Advancing the Art

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In response to multiple requests from teachers I support in virtual and face to face professional learning networks, I am thrilled to announce this affordable summer session! Are you new […]

Ready to #MakeWriting? I’d Love to Help You.

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Ten years ago, I founded a wonderful little writing studio in my very own community. Every week, and for weeks at a time in the summer, I’ve worked with kids […]

Ten Questions that Will Help You Choose the Best Organizational Story Structure

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This post is my fifth and last in a series about organizational story writing.  In the first post, I described the form and spoke about why organizational story writing matters.  […]

Organizational Story Writing: Defining a Clear Purpose and a Powerful Message

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This post is the fourth in a series on organizational story writing: The first post defined why organizational story writing matters. The second included the interest survey and listening session […]

Facilitating Learning Through Organizational Story Writing

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This post is the third in my organizational story writing series. In the first post, I defined the form and shared ten reasons why organizational story writing matters.  Then, I introduced a […]

Organizational Story Writing: Leading a Listening Session

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Jackie James Creedon shares a map of future soil testing sites in western New York State.   Jackie James Creedon is the founder of Citizens Science Community Resources, an organization […]

Ten Reasons Why Organizational Story Writing Matters

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More and more often, I’m invited to work not only with school districts, but with other organizations that are interested in telling their stories. Stories matter. They center us. They […]

Teachers Who Write

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Recently, several colleagues asked me to begin a professional writing support group. If you are eager to begin blogging, publishing articles, or drafting a manuscript, you are welcome to join us. If […]

Book Review: Simplifying Common Assessment by Kim Bailey and Chris Jakicic

Nearly ten years into my career as an independent education consultant, I can say with confidence that a large portion of my time has been devoted to supporting teachers with assessment design. […]