The focus of this week’s podcast is fueling creativity. Heather Fisher and Ruth Ayres join the conversation.
Each week Choice Literacy shares the Big Fresh newsletter with a roundup of features around a key topic in literacy education. You can find the October 15, 2021, issue here.
00:28 Lead Essay by Ruth Ayres and Sam Ayres
04:10 Free for All Content Highlights
10:27 Classic Classroom Content Highlights
18:30 Literacy Leader Content Highlights
Free for All
Join the Choice Literacy Book Club! Leigh Anne Eck selected the young adult novel Enduring Freedom by Jawad Arash and Trent Reedy as our October read. Grab a copy, and join the conversation using the hashtag #ChoiceLiteracyBookClub.
Brenda Power suggests formats for creative events that build stronger home-school connections. This article was first published in 2019.
Mandy Robek compiles a list of her tried-and-true books for brain breaks with young learners. This article was first published in 2014.
Jen Schwanke shares some strategies for sustaining student attention, beyond just calling out a student’s name over and over and over again. This article was first published in 2019.
Our Process Play course Empower Choice for Readers and Writers by elementary contributors will fuel your creativity for offering more choice to students in reading and writing. Free to members and available to purchase.