The focus of this week’s Big Fresh is fresh starts and setting goals. Stephanie Affinito joins the podcast to talk about coaching visions and menus.
Each week Choice Literacy shares the Big Fresh newsletter with a round-up of features around a key topic in literacy education. You can find the December 18, 2020 issue here.
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Reset: Christy Rush-Levine finds her students sometimes need to stop and be challenged to think in more positive ways about their reading abilities. She describes how she designs minilessons for impromptu resets in her middle school classroom.
Creating a Manifesto: Ruth Ayres explains why writing a manifesto may be the best way to learn what you truly believe about teaching, learning, and literacy.
One Little Word: A History: Ali Edwards encourages selecting One Little Word to lead you through the year. Here she explains the history and introduces her 2020 One Little Word.