Writing You Can See: How to Teach a Graphic Novel Writing Workshop

I’m rarely brave enough to try a terrifying new teaching idea on my own. Ask Allison. Or, these days, Sam. For years, I’ve been trying to psych myself up to teach a writing study on graphic novels or graphic essays, but because I am so woefully inept in the artistic realm, I never did it. […]

We are BURSTING with New Synchronous Virtual Learning Opportunities!

We are adding EVEN MORE opportunities for live, virtual professional development this spring! We hope that you’ll join us for one or more of these sessions! March 5 Poetry Pauses to Rouse Your Writers Next Week Brief “poetry pauses” not only build students’ capacity for critical reading + stamina for writing, but they can also […]

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 […]

Even More Fall PD from Moving Writers!

But wait! There’s more! Last week, we announced two brand new professional development experiences — an on-demand course to help you develop curiosity about words and phrases in your students and an upcoming live webinar focused on environmental writing and helping students become climate stewards through writing experiences. But that’s not all! We’re rounding out […]

Available TODAY! Exploring Root Words with Language Field Guides

We’re so excited to immediately offer the second session of our series on studying vocabulary through Language Field Guides! (If you missed session 1, Language Field Guide Basics, you can find it here!) In this seven-video learning module, teachers will: – Understand the rationale for teaching root words and word parts – Get suggestions for […]

Talking Through it All: Conferring Through the Toughest Year

Conferring with students about their reading and writing is one of those things I never feel like I will completely master. There will always be new ideas for simplifying, streamlining the process + making those conversations even more productive for students. Especially this year. Fortunately, Hattie + Mike love this stuff + are sharing ideas […]