Writing Logs

Volume matters.  When it comes to writing, words on the page matter.  If our students are not writing enough, they are not practicing enough; they are not getting better fast enough.  And we know this, because we write.  (Read about our moment of discovery and the caution behind it here.) Just a few weeks after…

A Six-Word Summer

It’s that time of year again.  We are back to school (almost).  And the call has gone out: Turn in summer stories by Monday.  Last year it was a poem:  We launched with “Where We’re From.”  This time, six words should do.  So which six words to choose? Summer came and went too soon? Yes,…