Tag Archives: Holocaust

A Teacher’s Message of Brotherly Love on a Cold Winter’s Day (Amy)

I beg you Do something Learn a dance step Something to justify your existence Something that gives you the right To be dressed in your skin in your body hair Learn to walk and to laugh Because it would be … Continue reading

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Walking in survivors’ shoes gets us back to blogging (Heather)

Amy and I created this blog in August 2010 to celebrate our tenth year of teaching. We faithfully blogged throughout that year, then took a hiatus. Now, in our 11th year of teaching, we both miss blogging and plan to … Continue reading

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Digital Is…Teaching Our Writing to Breathe (Amy)

“Today’s young people are using a range of digital tools to compose and create in utterly new ways. It is a game-changing moment for teachers of writing. The very notion of what it means to write is shifting, and educators … Continue reading

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