Ruth Ayres

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Ruth Ayres is the editor in chief of the Choice Literacy site and director of The Lead Learners Consortium in northern Indiana. She spends her days helping students find meaning in their stories, and encouraging teachers to reflect and refine the art of teaching. Ruth’s background includes work as a middle and high school language arts and science teacher and as a K-12 instructional coach, and writing books, articles, and lots of blog posts. She has written Enticing Hard-to-Reach Writers (Stenhouse, 2017) and many other books. Ruth and her husband, Andy, have four children. When not writing professionally, Ruth collects stories of adoption, faith, and whimsy. You can follow her at Ruth Ayres Writes or on Twitter.

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May 13, 2022: End with a Bang!

This week’s newsletter is about ending the year in special ways.

May 6, 2022: Deepening Discussions Part 2

This week’s newsletter is the second of two installments about deepening discussions.

The Choice Literacy Book Club Discusses Apple and Magnolia

The Choice Literacy Book Club discusses Apple and Magnolia.

April 29, 2022: Deepening Discussions Part 1

This week’s newsletter is the first or two installments about deepening discussions.

April 22, 2022: Reading Invitations

This week’s newsletter considers reading invitations.

April 1, 2022: Poetry Part 2

This week’s newsletter is the second installment about poetry.

Poetry Part 1 Podcast

Cathy Mere and Ruth Ayres discuss poetry on the podcast.

March 25, 2022: Poetry Part 1

This week’s newsletter is the first installment about poetry.


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