How would your students describe your literacy program?

There’s nothing that makes you question yourself more than a job interview. It’s a truly soul-baring experience. When else do you answer questions like, “How do you see yourself stepping into the roll as a mentor to your colleagues?” or “What is your biggest strength?” Even the “simple” questions can cause some squirming if you…… Continue reading How would your students describe your literacy program?

Student Portfolios: Goal-Setting

The portfolio-building process is a lengthy, time-consuming one. In some ways, I feel like perhaps I’m drawing it out too much; however, I feel strongly that, ultimately, the true benefit for students comes from reflection and goal-setting, and these things don’t happen overnight. It takes time–time to create the work, reflect on it and to…… Continue reading Student Portfolios: Goal-Setting