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03.07.14 On Planning for Reading, Part 1

We recently spent two days geeking out on Reading and the Common Core at a workshop up here in Albany with 180 of our closest friends from around the country. People left pretty excited about Close Reading and Non-Fiction, but a least a couple of school leaders have followed up with questions about planning, specifically about…


02.11.14 On Behavior: The Intro to Chapter 10 (Video)

If you listen to some critics, TLaC is a book with sixteen chapters on making kids stand in line and not much else.  I always find that ironic.  First because there is great honor in doing the thankless work of building a respectful positive and productive classroom environment, and that fact  would be clear beyond any…


02.04.14 Stretch It: Call for Examples

Hi, Everyone- Revising Stretch It this morning and feeling a bit stale… not about Stretch It, I note. I still love the moment when a teacher makes a harder question the reward for a correct answer. But writing and revising has me a little tired and I’d love to rejuvenate both myself and my writing by…


02.03.14 2.0 Excerpt: On Right is Right and its Challenges

I’m creeping up on my deadline for TLAC 2.0 revisions and have asked my family and friends to avoid using the word ‘b*ok’ or, God forbid, ‘m*nuscript’ around me as they make me start to mutter and sweat uncontrollably.  Anyway, this morning I finished my revisions of Right is Right and thought I’d share a bit…