Ideas for Getting Students Involved in the 100 Days of Summer Writing

You can find everything you need for the 100 Days of Summer Writing right here — including the slidedeck, blog posts for teachers using the 100 Days instructions for students, instructions for teachers, a link for registration, and a link to our online community on Facebook!  ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Shhhhh … I need to whisper this: I […]

9 Writing Hacks for the Most Prolific 100 Days of Summer Writing Yet

During the school year, Time is one of our biggest hurdles. There is never enough time to do all the things. Summer is a fantasy with its long, light, unencumbered days spread out before us. We plan road trips and brewery crawls and projects and beach days and fill our calendar with all the things […]

Rolling Snowballs in Summertime: Using #100DOSW18 to Encourage Deeper Writing Next School Year

Remember how Olaf, the snowman from Frozen, sings about how excited he is to experience summer after Arendelle’s deep freeze? Consider me his opposite. As summer (and summer writing!) approaches, I, ever the Wisconsin girl at heart, am thinking about snow. Seriously. I’m thinking specifically about a snowman-size snowball, the kind you make by rolling […]