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Download our FREE 10-page Quick Start Guide We’ve made it even easier to use Mini Moves for Writers in your classroom with a free 10-page quick start guide — full of ideas for incorporating our video writing mini-lessons into your curriculum! We’re releasing two new writing lessons each week! Make sure to subscribe so that […]

Facilitating Student Learning by Helping them Overcome Embarrassment

Most struggling students have found themselves failing, and many of these experiences of failure become foundations to future embarrassment. This, then, becomes a huge deterrent to learning when the student begins to default to maladaptive coping mechanisms that serve them at the moment but are detrimental in the long term.

Writing Flash Fiction: Environmental Ghost Stories

In last month’s post, I described how writing flash stories helped my students process the contents of an informational text.  As we turned to a news article about a disturbed landscape, I wondered: How could recasting the details of a news article in the form of a flash ghost story help students understand its implications?  […]

Spring Professional Development with Moving Writers

We’d love to see you this spring for live webinars (recorded if you can’t make it!) Here’s what we’re offering so far in March and April! Just in time to fill your plan book for National Poetry Month, brief “poetry pauses” not only build students’ capacity for critical reading + stamina for writing, but they […]