"I have this feeling that I have to read as much as I can in the next few weeks. I was wandering through the book store and this book fell off the shelf right in front of me. I had no choice, I had to buy it. It's called Wild NIghts by Joyce…"
"Re: The Story of Success
OK. I read the second half-not so engaging, especially if you are taking a trip by air in the near future. Sometimes I thought OMG what are you saying. Lots of generalizations based on data. I'm not disappointed though,…"
"I'm halfway through Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers: The Story of Success. It put's a new spin on the romantic image of the successful rugged individualist. It seems we may need one another more than we think, plus a little bit of luck.…"
Thanks for Joining "Get On Your Feet" I'm just back from visiting my parents in Washington DC. Then spent the weekend selling jewelry with my entrepreneurial 10th grader. I am toast, but I have big plans!!!! I believe anything can be done on your feet. Happy to have you aboard.
Thanks for that inspiring comment! I love the PA teachers! I used to work with a good friend there in Lehigh--Ellen Tatalias! Many years ago. I found PA teachers to be humorous, tireless, and highly imaginative. They even put up with my very strange tennis shoes when I had fasciitis. That's enough to win any girl's heart. Thanks for writing!
A New workshop that turns rigor to vigor Creating ALL STAAR Writers and Readers : Success at STAAR through Engaging Teaching of Expository Writing and Non-Fiction ReadingTeaching reading and writing should be a joyful dynamic interactive process, not a bore. Alana Morris and I will show you the best practices in reading and writing that will help your students excel on the STAAR test without the drill and kill approaches that make students groan. Join us for two idea-packed days of classroom…See More
Here is a place to share ideas that transform students into lifelong writers and help them succeed on any writing test, including STAAR. Download lessons from Barry Lane, Gretchen Bernabei and Alana Morris to add to your tool box. See More