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#G2Great Archives 2022

DateChat TitleWakeBlog
9/22/22Revolutionary Love: Kamania Wynter-Hoyt, Eliza Braden, Michele Myers, Sanjuana Rodriguez, Natasha Thornton WakeBlog
9/15/22Linda Rief Whispering in the Wind: A Guide to Deeper Reading and Writing Through PoetryWakeBlog
9/8/22Breaking Down the Walls of Mandates, Manipulations and MisconceptionsWakeBlog
9/1/22(Blast from the Past) Kimberly Davis: BRAVEWakeBlog
8/25/22Julie Wright Side by Side Literacy Coaching: 10 Asset-Based Habits…WakeBlog
8/18/22The First Five: A Love Letter to TeachersWakeBlog
8/11/22Affording Ourselves Professional Grace and Space in Challenging TimesWakeBlog
8/4/22Jennifer LaGarde & Darren HudginsWakeBlog
6/30/22Katie Muhtaris and Kristin Ziemke (Blast from the Past) ​​ Amplify: Digital Teaching/ßLearningWakeBlog
6/23/22Dan Feigelson Radical Listening: Reading & Writing Conferences to Reach All StudentsWakeBlog
6/16/22Peter Afflerbach: Teaching Readers (Not Reading)WakeBlog
6/9/22Creating a Schoolwide Culture of Responsive KidwatchingWakeBlog
6/2/22Lifting LiteracyWakeBlog
5/26/22Chat Canceled due to events 
5/19/22Vera Ahiyya: Rebellious Read Alouds: Inviting Conversations About Diversity with Children’s BooksWakeBlog
5/12/22Donalyn Miller and Teri Lesesne: The Joy of ReadingWakeBlog
5/5/22Matt Renwick: Leading Like a C.O.A.C.H.: 5 Strategies for Supporting Teaching/LearningWakeBlog
4/28/22SLOW CHAT: Professional Reflection as a Stepping Stone to Decision-MakingWakeBlog
4/21/22Melanie Meehan:  Answers to Your Biggest Questions About Teaching Elementary WritingWakeBlog
4/14/22Christina Nosek: Answers to Your Biggest Questions About Teaching Elementary ReadingWakeBlog
4/7/22Maria Walther: Shake Up Shared Reading: Expanding on Read Alouds to Encourage Student IndependenceWakeBlog
3/31/22Lisa Eickholdt and Patty Vitale-Reilly: Writing ClubsWakeBlog
3/24/22Shane Safir and Jamila Dugan Street Data:  A Next-Generation Model for Equity, Pedagogy, and School TransformationWakeBlog
3/17/22Educator Spotlight on Islah Tauheed: Teaching as a Radical ActWakeBlog
3/10/22Dr. Kim Parker: Literacy is LiberationWakeBlog
3/3/22Pam Koutrakos Mentor Texts that Multi-TaskWakeBlog
2/24/22Volume as an Intervention PriorityWakeBlog
2/17/22Paul W. Hankins: Everything’s a Remix (Educator Spotlight)WakeBlog
2/10/22Chris Hall The Writer’s Mindset: 6 Stances That Promote Authentic RevisionWakeBlog
2/3/22Shelley Harwayne: Above and Beyond the Writing WorkshopWakeBlog
1/27/22Penny Kittle & Kelly Gallagher: 4 Essential StudiesWakeBlog
1/20/22Blast from the Past: Maximizing Student Engagement inLiteracy Across the DayWakeBlog
1/13/22Reclaiming Our Seat at the Professional Decision-Making TableWakeBlog
1/6/22Year 7 Anniversary Chat: Lifting Our Professional Voices in a Collective Gathering SpaceWakeBlog
DateChat TitleWakeBlog
8/11/22Affording Ourselves Professional Grace and Space in Challenging TimesWakeBlog
8/4/22Jennifer LaGarde & Darren HudginsWakeBlog
6/30/22Katie Muhtaris and Kristin Ziemke (Blast from the Past) ​​ Amplify: Digital Teaching/ßLearningWakeBlog
6/23/22Dan Feigelson Radical Listening: Reading & Writing Conferences to Reach All StudentsWakeBlog
6/16/22Peter Afflerbach: Teaching Readers (Not Reading)WakeBlog
6/9/22Creating a Schoolwide Culture of Responsive KidwatchingWakeBlog
6/2/22Lifting LiteracyWakeBlog
5/26/22Chat Canceled due to events 
5/19/22Vera Ahiyya: Rebellious Read Alouds: Inviting Conversations About Diversity with Children’s BooksWakeBlog
5/12/22Donalyn Miller and Teri Lesesne: The Joy of ReadingWakeBlog
5/5/22Matt Renwick: Leading Like a C.O.A.C.H.: 5 Strategies for Supporting Teaching/LearningWakeBlog
4/28/22SLOW CHAT: Professional Reflection as a Stepping Stone to Decision-MakingWakeBlog
4/21/22Melanie Meehan:  Answers to Your Biggest Questions About Teaching Elementary WritingWakeBlog
4/14/22Christina Nosek: Answers to Your Biggest Questions About Teaching Elementary ReadingWakeBlog
4/7/22Maria Walther: Shake Up Shared Reading: Expanding on Read Alouds to Encourage Student IndependenceWakeBlog
3/31/22Lisa Eickholdt and Patty Vitale-Reilly: Writing ClubsWakeBlog
3/24/22Shane Safir and Jamila Dugan Street Data:  A Next-Generation Model for Equity, Pedagogy, and School TransformationWakeBlog
3/17/22Educator Spotlight on Islah Tauheed: Teaching as a Radical ActWakeBlog
3/10/22Dr. Kim Parker: Literacy is LiberationWakeBlog
3/3/22Pam Koutrakos Mentor Texts that Multi-TaskWakeBlog
2/24/22Volume as an Intervention PriorityWakeBlog
2/17/22Paul W. Hankins: Everything’s a Remix (Educator Spotlight)WakeBlog
2/10/22Chris Hall The Writer’s Mindset: 6 Stances That Promote Authentic RevisionWakeBlog
2/3/22Shelley Harwayne: Above and Beyond the Writing WorkshopWakeBlog
1/27/22Penny Kittle & Kelly Gallagher: 4 Essential StudiesWakeBlog
1/20/22Blast from the Past: Maximizing Student Engagement inLiteracy Across the DayWakeBlog
1/13/22Reclaiming Our Seat at the Professional Decision-Making TableWakeBlog
1/6/22Year 7 Anniversary Chat: Lifting Our Professional Voices in a Collective Gathering SpaceWakeBlog

#G2Great Archives 2021

DateChat TitleWakeBlog
Dec 2021Holiday Chat Break
1/11/21Carla España & Luz Yadira Herrera: En Comunidad (Part 2: Translanguaging Book Pairing)WakeBlog
11/4/21Cecilia Espinosa & Laura Ascenzi-Moreno: Rooted in Strength (Part 1: Translanguaging Book Pairing)WakeBlog
10/28/21Linda Dorn, Carla Soffos & Adria Klein: The Comprehensive Intervention ModelWakeBlog
10/21/21Lorena Germán Textured Teaching: A Framework for Culturally Sustaining PracticesWakeBlog
10/14/21SLOW CHAT: Fueled by Collective Curiosity and Collaborative ConversationWakeBlog
10/7/21Laura Robb & David Harrison: Guided Practice for Reading GrowthWakeBlog
9/30/21Melissa Stewart and Maralene Correia: 5 Kinds of NonfictionWakeBlog
9/23/21C.C. Bates, Maryann McBride, Jan Richardson: The Next Step Forward in Running RecordsWakeBlog
9/16/21Tapping In To Teacher EmpowermentWakeBlog
9/9/21Media Study: Disrupting the Narrative of “Learning Loss”WakeBlog
9/2/21ARTICLE STUDY: Time to Rethink Standardized TestingWakeBlog
8/26/21Educator Spotlight, Nawal Casiano Our Collective Strength: Children As CurriculumWakeBlog
8/19/21Liz Kleinrock: Start Here Start Now: A Guided to Antibias & Antiracist WorkWakeBlog
8/12/21Phonics in PerspectiveWakeBlog
8/5/21Carolyn Helmers & Susan Vincent:  Intentional From the StartWakeBlog
July 2021Summer Chat Break
6/24/21Kelly Boswell: Every Kid a WriterWakeBlog
6/17/21Jenn Hayhurst & Jill DeRosa WIRE for AgencyWakeBlog
6/10/21Dr. Jennifer Scoggin & Hannah Schneewind: Trusting ReadersWakeBlog
6/3/21Stephanie Harvey, Annie Ward, Maggie Hoddinott & Suzanne Carroll: Intervention Reinvention: A Volume-Based ApproachWakeBlog
5/27/21Thomas Newkirk: Writing Unbound: How Fiction Transforms Student WritersWakeBlog
5/20/21Paul Bambrick-Santoyo and Stephen Chiger: Love & LiteracyWakeBlog
5/13/21Sonja Cherry-Paul Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and YouWakeBlog
5/6/21Series: Re-examining and Revising Our Practices: #5 Formative Assessment: Instructional InformantsWakeBlog
4/29/21Series: Re-examining and Revising Our Practices: #4 Interventions: Collective CollaborationsWakeBlog
4/22/21Series: Re-examining and Revising Our Practices: #3 Small Groups: Broadening Our PerspectiveWakeBlog
4/15/21Series: Re-examining and Revising Our Practices: #2 Reading Levels: Maintaining a Flexible Stance WakeBlog
4/8/21Series: Re-examining and Revising Our Practices: #1 Fidelity to What & To Whom? WakeBlog
4/1/21Lorena Germán Antiracist Teacher Reading Instruction WorkbookWakeBlog
3/25/21Melanie Meehan and Kelsey Sorum: The Responsive Writing TeacherWakeBlog
3/18/21Julie Wright What’s Our Response?WakeBlog
3/11/21Mary Ehrenworth, Pablo Wolfe & Marc Todd: The Civically Engaged ClassroomWakeBlog
3/4/21Maria Walther & Karen Biggs-Tucker 

 

The Literacy Workshop

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2/25/31JoEllen McCarthy: Layers of Learning Wake Blog
2/18/21Kylene Beers & Bob Probst: Forged by ReadingWakeBlog
2/11/21Colleen Cruz: Risk. Fail. Rise.WakeBlog
2/4/21Cris Tovani Why Do I Have to Read ThisWakeBlog
1/28/21#DisruptTexts: A guide for thinking and taking actionWakeBlog
1/21/21Rising to the Opportunity Challenge of Pervasive Educational InequitiesWakeBlog
1/14/21The World is Our Classroom: Empowering Students to be Learners for LifeWakeBlog
1/7/21Six-Year Anniversary Chat: Inquiry into Courageous Conversations WakeBlog

#G2Great Archives 2020

DateChat TitleWakeBlog
HOLIDAY BREAKHoliday Break until 2021WakeBlog
12/10/20Matthew Kay Not Light, But Fire: Meaningful Race Conversations in the Classroom WakeBlog
12/3/20Erin Brown & Susan L’Allier: No More Random Acts of Literacy Coaching WakeBlog
HOLIDAY BREAKTwo-week break

 

11/19/20 & 11/26/20

11/12/20Nell Duke & Colleen Cruz Podcast: Bridging the Gap Between Research and PracticeWakeBlog
11/5/20Matt Karlsen and Susan Harris MacKay: Opal Schools Exploring Playful InquiryWakeBlog
10/29/20Change is Inevitable REPRISE: What the Pandemic Has Taught UsWakeBlog
10/22/20Alfie Kohn (article study) Is Learning “Lost” When Kids are Out of School?Wake Blog
10/15/20Maria Nichols Building Bigger Ideas: A Process for Teaching Purposeful TalkWakeBlog
10/8/20Kassia Wedekind & Christy Thompson: Hands Down, Speak OutWakeBlog
10/1/20Anindya Kundu: The Power of Student AgencyWakeBlog
9/24/20Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey: The Distance Learning PlaybookWakeBlog
9/17/20Checking Our Professional and Personal PulseWakeBlog
9/10/20Instilling a Spirit of Passion Purpose and Professionalism in Uncertain TimesWakeBlog
9/3/20Debra Crouch & Brain Cambourne- Minds for Learning: How the Conditions of Learning Guide Teaching DecisionsWake Blog
8/27/20 Vicki Vinton & Aeriale Johnson: Do We Underestimate the Students We TeachWakeBlog
8/20/20Resisting Professional Band-aids: Responsible Solutions for Real IssuesWakeBlog
8/13/20Nancy Steineke Classroom Management: Strategies for Achievement, Cooperation + EngagementWakeBlog
8/6/20Finding Your Student Advocate Voice:  Courage + Conversations = Student-Centered DecisionsWakeBlog
7/30/20Change is Inevitable: What the Pandemic Has Shown EducatorsWakeBlog
7/23/20Sarah Zerwin – Point-LESS: Am English Teacher’s Guide to More Meaningful GradingWakeBlog
Summer BREAKThree week break

 

7/2/20 to 7/15/20

6/25/20Peter Johnston & Kathy Champeau: Engaging Literate MindsWakeBlog
6/18/20Gholdy Muhammad: Cultivating Genius: An Equity Framework for Culturally and Historically Responsive LiteracyWakeBlog
6/11/20Reflecting on My Beliefs: Values + Promises for the Future WakeBlog
6/4/20Leaning into Our Own Vulnerability to Find a Path ForwardNo chatBlog
5/28/20Keeping Curiosity CloseWake Blog
5/21/20Shawna Coppola Writing Redefined: Broadening Our Ideas of What It Means to ComposeWakeBlog
5/14/20Bridging the Gaps: Students, Teachers, and FamiliesWakeBlog
5/7/20Our Instructional Blind Spot: The Blurry WhyWake Blog
4/30/20Aeriale Johnson: Covid-19 Through the Eyes of a TeacherWakeBlog
4/23/20Breaking the Cycle of Professional Compliance: Teachers as Professional Decision-MakersWakeBlog
4/16/20Olivia Van Ledjte & Cynthia Merrill: Spark Change: Making Your Mark in a Digital WorldWakeBlog
4/9/20Matt Glover: Craft and Process Studies: Units That Provide Writers with Choice of GenreWakeBlog
4/2/20Preparing for the Unexpected: Using Our Present to Inform Our FutureWake Blog
3/26/20Katherine Bomer & Corinne Arens; The Teacher’s Guide to Writing Workshop EssentialsWakeBlog
3/19/20Kristin Ziemke & Katie Muhtaris: Read the World: Rethinking Literacy for Empathy/ActionWakeBlog
3/12/20Laura Robb & Evan Robb: Schools Full of ReadersWakeBlog
3/5/20Shana Frazin & Katy Wischow: Unlocking the Power of Classroom TalkWakeBlog
2/27/20Weeding Harmful & Misguided Practices: Grading and Assessment (Series: Chat #5)WakeBlog
2/20/20Weeding Harmful & Misguided Practices: Technology Use (Series: Chat #4)WakeBlog
2/13/20Weeding Harmful & Misguided Practices: Student Engagement (Series: Chat #3)WakeBlog
2/6/20Series: Weeding Harmful & Misguided Practices: Behavior Management (Series: Chat #2)WakeBlog
1/30/20Series: Weeding Harmful & Misguided Practices; Access to Books  (Series: Chat #1)WakeBlog
1/23/20Travis Crowder: Reflective Readers: The Power of Reader’s NotebookWake Blog
1/16/20Dr. Jody Carrington: Kids These DaysWake Blog
1/9/20#G2Great Five-Year Anniversary ChatWake Blog

#G2Great Archives 2019

DateChat TitleWakeBlog
12/12/19Doug Fisher, Nancy Frey & Nancy Akhavan; This is Balanced LiteracyWakeBlog
12/5/19 #Bowtie Reflection on NCTE and Inquiry: Teaching Through Students’ EyesWakeBlog
11/14/19Five-Part Series (Yes, They Can) 

 

#5 Community

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11/7/19Five-Part Series (Yes, They Can) 

 

#4 Leaders

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10/31/19Five-Part Series (Yes, They Can) 

 

#3 EmpoweringTeachers

WakeBlog
10/24/19Five-Part Series (Yes, They Can) 

 

#2 Empowering Student Voices with Justin Dolci 

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10/17/19Five-Part Series (Yes, They Can)

 

 #1 Empowering Students 

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10/10/19#ILA19 Conference Learning Break
10/3/19Melanie Meehan: Every Child Can Write: Entry Points, Bridges & Pathways for Striving WritersWakeBlog
9/26/19Ralph Fletcher Focus Lessons: How Photography Enhances the Teaching of WritingWakeBlog
9/19/19Building and Maintaining Your Support Systems Across the YearWakeBlog
9/12/19Heidi Anne Mesmer Letter Lessons and First Words: Phonics Foundations that WorkWakeBlog
9/5/19Planning and Organizing for a Student Centered YearWake Blog
8/29/19Doug Fisher, Nancy Frey and Dominique Smith: All Learning is Social and EmotionalWakeBlog
8/22/19Zaharis Elementary School with principal Mike Oliver: Beyond BordersWakeBlog
8/15/19Dr. Towanda Harris: The Right Tools WakeBlog
8/8/19Sonja Cherry-Paul and Dana Johansen: Breathing New Life into Book ClubsWakeBlog
8/1/19Time as a Precious Commodity: Making Room for What we ValueWakeBlog
7/25/19Broadening Our Perspective: To Learn is to Teach. To Teach is to Learn WakeBlog
7/18/19Social Media as a Purposeful Professional Learning ToolWakeBlog
6/27/19Learning Celebrations: Showcasing Reflection on Process and ProductWakeBlog
6/20/19Designing a Flexible Bridge for Collaborative Intervention CoordinationWakeBlog
6/13/19Creating a Common Lens Across Tiers for Explicit Instructional InterventionsWakeBlog
6/6/19Framing Increasing Volume as Our Central Intervention Goal (#3 of 5 part Series)WakeBlog
5/30/19Embracing Books as Our Strategic Intervention Heart and Soul (#2 of 5 part Series)WakeBlog
5/23/19Positioning Tier 1 as Our First Line of Intervention Defense (#1 of 5 part Series)WakeBlog
5/16/19Jeffrey Zoul and Jimmy Casas: STOP. Right Now.WakeBlog
5/9/19Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis, Brad Buhrow with Karen Halverson Inquiry IlluminatedWakeBlog
5/2/19Paula Bourque: SPARK! Quick Writes to Kindle Hearts and MindsWakeBlog
4/25/19#BOWTIE Meaningful Connections with StudentsWakeBlog
4/18/19Keeping Students at the Center: Shifting Our Professional Responsibility WakeBlog
4/11/19Balanced Literacy: What’s In a Name? WakeBlog
4/4/19Stacey Shubitz and Lynne Dorfman: Welcome to Writing WorkshopWakeBlog
3/28/19Jennifer Serravallo: Understanding Texts and Readers: Responsive comprehensionWakeBlog
3/21/19Lester Laminack and Katie Kelly: Reading to Make a Difference WakeBlog
3/14/19#BOWTIE Creating Environments That Work For KidsWakeBlog
3/7/19Maria Walther: The Ramped Up Read Aloud: What to Notice as You Turn the PageWakeBlog
2/28/19Pam Koutrakos: Word Study that Sticks – Best Practices.WakeBlog
2/21/19Donalyn Miller and Colby Sharp: Game Changer: Book Access for All KidsWakeBlog
2/14/19Creating a Culture of Teacher LeadershipWakeBlog
2/7/19Drew Dudley: This is Day One: A Practical Guide to Leadership that MattersWakeBlog
1/31/19Trevor Bryan: The Art of Comprehension: Exploring Visual Texts to Foster Comprehension WakeBlog
1/24/19Creating a Conversational Thread: Reading, Writing and Talking Across the CurriculumWakeBlog
1/17/19Sara Holbrook/Michael Salinger with Stephanie Harvey: From Striving to Thriving Writers: WakeBlog
1/10/19Embracing a Culture of Collective Curiosity: Four-Year #G2Great Anniversary ChatWakeBlog

#G2Great Archives 2018

DateChat TitleWakeBlog
12/13/18#BowTieBoys: Student Voice and ChoiceWakeBlog
12/6/18Cornelius Minor; We Got This.WakeBlog
11/29/18Gravity Goldberg: Teach Like YourselfWakeBlog
11/8/18Tanny McGregor: Ink and IdeasWakeBlog
11/1/18Building Your Literacy Base: How Do You Define Literacy Expertise, Experts, and ResearchWakeBlog
10/26/18Dave Stuart Jr: These Six ThingsWakeBlog
10/18/18Carl Anderson: A Teacher’s Guide to Writing ConferencesWakeBlog
10/11/18Series (part 5): Maximizing Our Potential: Assessment That InformsWakeBlog
10/4/18Series (part 4): Maximizing Our Potential: Independent ApplicationWakeBlog
9/27/18Series (part 3): Maximizing Our Potential: Student-Centered LearningWakeBlog
9/20/18Series (part 2): Maximizing Our Potential: Classroom DesignWakeBlog
9/13/18Series (part 1): Maximizing Our Potential: Allocating Instructional TimeWakeBlog
9/6/18Reclaiming Independent Reading as Our Professional ImperativeWakeBlog
8/30/18Timothy Rasinski and Melissa Cheesman Smith: The Megabook of FluencyWakeBlog
8/23/18Julie Wright and Barry Hoonan What Are You Grouping For?WakeBlog
8/16/18Travis Crowder and Todd Nesloney: Sparks in the DarkWakeBlog
8/9/18Reconsidering Our Professional Resources: Calling Publishers and Marketers to TaskWakeBlog
8-2-18Colleen Cruz” Writers Read BetterWakeBlog
7/26/18Collective Curiosity: Informational Texts with AuthorsWakeBlog
7/19/18What Matters  Most? Reverence or Relevance?WakeBlog
7/12/18From Homewreck to Homework:  Reimagining Homework in the 21st CenturyWakeBlog
7/5/18(Series #4) Taking a Fresh Look at our Practices: Shining a Spotlight on Independent SeatworkWakeBlog
6/28/18(Series #3) Taking a Fresh Look at our Practices: Shining a Spotlight on Push In/Pull OutWakeBlog
6/21/18(Series # 2) Taking a Fresh Look at our Practices: Shining a Spotlight on Reading LevelsWakeBlog
6/14/18(Series #1) Taking a Fresh Look at our Practices: Shining a Spotlight on Reading LogsWakeBlog
6/7/18Kari Yates & Christina Nosek: To Know and Nurture a ReaderWakeBlog
5/31/18Ellin Keene: Engaging ChildrenWakeBlog
5/24/18Preventing Summer Slide:  Flexing Our Summer Literacy MusclesWakeBlog
5/17/18Kelly Gallagher & Penny Kittle: 180 DaysWakeBlog
5/10/18Teaching Hope to the Next GenerationWakeBlog
5/3/18Sara Ahmed: Being the ChangeWakeBlog
4/26/18#BowTieBoys: Group Work & Collaboration through Students’ EyesWakeBlog
4/19/18Tom Marshall: Reclaiming the PrincipalshipWakeBlog
4/12/18Inspiring a Culture of Readers Across All GradesWakeBlog
4/5/18Tammy Mulligan and Clare Landrigan: It’s All About the BooksWakeBlog
3/29/18Instructional Design with Students in MindWakeBlog
3/22/18Peter Reynolds & Susan Verde: Using Picture Books to Spark Collective CuriosityWakeBlog
3/15/18Reflect, Refocus, Renew: Refreshing Your Professional SpiritWakeBlog
3/8/18#BowTieBoys: Creating a Positive Environment Through Students’ EyesWakeBlog
3/1/18Kristi Mraz & Christine Hertz: Kids 1st from Day 1: A Teacher’s Guide to Today’s ClassroomWakeBlog
2/22/18Kate Roberts: A Novel Approach: Whole-Class Novels, Student-Centered Teaching & ChoiceWakeBlog
2/15/18Learning Our Way to Professional Excellence in a Sea of OptionsWakeBlog
2/8/18Kimberly Davis: Unleashing Brave in EducationWakeBlog
2/1/18Purposeful Planning: Relinquishing Instructional ControlWakeBlog
1/25/18Celebrating Our Learners Through a Success Lens: Lose the LabelsWakeBlog
1/18/18Tom Newkirk: EmbarrassmentWakeBlog
1/11/18Regie Routman: Literacy EssentialsWakeBlog
1/4/183-year Anniversary: Embracing a Culture of Collective CuriosityWakeBlog

#G2Great Archives 2017

DateChat TitleWakeBlog
12/14/17Stephanie Harvey & Anne Goudvis: Strategies That WorkWakeBlog
12/7/17#BowTieBoys: Exploring Choice from Students’ EyesWakeBlog
11/30/17Jeff Anderson & Whitney LaRocca: Patterns of PowerWakeBlog
11/9/17Carl Anderson: How’s It Going?WakeBlog
11/2/17John Spencer & AJ Juliani: Empower: What Happens when Students Own Their Learning?WakeBlog
10/26/17Amy Ludwig Vanderwater: Poems As TeachersWakeBlog
10/19/17Patty Vitale-Reilly: Supporting Struggling LearnersWakeBlog
10/12/17Stephanie Harvey & Annie Ward: From Striving to ThrivingWakeBlog
10/5/17Kathy Collins & Matt Glover: I Am ReadingWakeBlog
9/28/17Dorothy Barnhouse: Readers Front & CenterWakeBlog
9/21/17Instructional Differentiation as a Daily Professional PriorityWakeBlog
9/14/17Rich Czyz: The Four O’Clock Faculty: A Rogue Guide to Revolutionizing PDWakeBlog
9/7/17Julie Hasson & Missy Lennard: UnMapped PotentialWakeBlog
8/31/17Laura Robb: Read Talk WriteWakeBlog
8/24/17Pernille Ripp: Passionate ReadersWakeBlog
8/17/17Smokey Daniels: The Curious ClassroomWakeBlog
8/10/17Brian Kissel: When Writers Drive  the WorkshopWakeBlog
8/3/17Katie Kelly & Lindsay Yearta: From Pencils to PodcastsWakeBlog
7/27/17Lindsey Moses & Meridith Ogden; What are the Rest of the Kid Doing?WakeBlog
7/20/17Kylene Beers & Bob Probst; Disrupting ThinkingWakeBlog
7/13/17Jessica Johnson, Shira Leibowitz & Kathy Perret: The Coach Approach to School LeadershipWakeBlog
7/6/17Linda Rief: Read Write Teach  WakeBlog
6/29/17Dr. Cristina James: Soul StoriesWakeBlog
6/22/17Christopher Lehman: ENERGIZE Reading and Writing ResearchWakeBlog
6/15/17Jon Harper: MY BAD Celebrating MistakesWakeBlog
6/8/17Patty Vitale-Reilly: Engaging Every LearnerWakeBlog
6/1/17Todd Nesloney & Adam Welcome: Kids Deserve ItWakeBlog
5/25/17JV #BowTieBoys: Exploring Instruction Through Our Students’ EyesWakeBlog
5/18/17Kara Pranikoff: Teaching TalkWakeBlog
5/11/17Donald Bear: Word Study with Students in MindWakeBlog
5/4/17Cornelius Minor and Courtney Kinney: Brilliant Tapestries: Building Classrooms that Reflect the Lives of the Children Who Inhabit ThemWakeBlog
4/27/17Vicki Vinton: Dynamic Teaching for Deeper Reading: Shifting to a Problem Based ApproachWakeBlog
4/20/17Dorothy Barnhouse and Vicki Vinton: What Readers Really DoWakeBlog
4/13/17Ralph Fletcher: JOY WRITE: Cultivating High Impact, Low Stake WritingWakeBlog
4/6/17Patty McGee: Feedback That Moves Writers ForwardWakeBlog
3/30/17Colleen Cruz: Unstoppable Writing TeacherWakeBlog
3/23/17Jennifer Serravallo: Writing Strategies BookWakeBlog
3/16/17#BowTieBoys: Exploring Instruction Through a Student LensWakeBlog
3/9/17Gravity Goldberg and Renee Houser: What Do I Teach Readers Tomorrow? Non FictionWakeBlog
3/2/17Starr Sackstein and Connie Hamilton; Hacking HomeworkWakeBlog
2/23/17Pernille Ripp: Passionate LearnersWakeBlog
2/16/17Tony & Paul Sinanis: Instilling a Life-Long Love of Reading from a Student LensWakeBlog
2/9/17Eden & Ella: Engaging Students and Teachers in Conversations (#Kidsedchatnd)WakeBlog
2/2/17Georgia Heard & Jen McDonough: A Place for WonderWakeBlog
1/26/17Katherine Bomer: Hidden GemsWakeBlog
1/19/17Clare Landrigan and Tammy Mulligan: Assessment in PerspectiveWakeBlog
1/12/17Beliefs, Collaborations & Compromise: Finding a Common GroundWakeBlog
1/5/17Celebrating Our #G2Great Two-Year AnniversaryWakeBlog

#G2Great Archives 2016

DateChat Title Wake Blog
12/15/16Saying “NO” to Question Interrogation So We Can Say “YES” to Engaging DialogueWakeBlog
12/8/16Saying “NO” to Teacher Centered So We Can Say “YES” to Student-CenteredWakeBlog
12/1/16Saying “NO” to Trivial Stuff so We Can Say “YES” to Rich SubstanceWakeBlog
11/10/16Saying “NO” to Data so We Can Say “YES” to Assessment that InformsWakeBlog
11/3/16Saying “NO” to Compliance so We Can Say “YES” to Professional ResponsibilityWakeBlog
10/27/16Kristin Ackerman & Jen McDonough: ConferringWakeBlog
10/20/16Georgia Heard: Heart MapsWakeBlog
10/13/16Mike Grimaldi: Turning Our Schools Around: From Basals to BooksWakeBlog
10/6/16Classroom Management with HeartWakeBlog
9/29/16Russ Walsh: A Parent’s Guide to Public Education in the 21st Century (new book)WakeBlog
9/22/16DREAM BIG: Envisioning PossibilitiesWakeBlog
9/15/16Kristin Ziemke/Katie Muhtaris: AMPLIFY TechnologyWakeBlog
9/8/16Inspiring Our Work Through Professional CuriosityWakeBlog
9/1/16Dennis Schug: Leadership Series to Maximize PotentialWakeBlog
8/25/16Natalie Miller: Leadership Series to Maximize PotentialWakeBlog
8/18/16Tony Sinanis: Leadership Series to Maximize PotentialWakeBlog
8/11/16Matt Renwick: Leadership Series to Maximize PotentialWakeBlog
8/4/16Seth Berg: Leadership Series to Maximize PotentialWakeBlog
7/28/16Jan Richardson: Next Step Forward in Guided ReadingWakeBlog
7/21/16Kristi Mraz/Christine Hertz: A Mindset for LearningWakeBlog
7/14/16Stacey Shubitz: Craft MovesWakeBlog
7/7/16Jan Burkins/Kim Yaris: Independent RdgWakeBlog
6/30/16Jan Burkins/Kim Yaris: Guided ReadingWakeBlog
6/23/16Jan Burkins/Kim Yaris: Shared ReadingWakeBlog
6/16/16Jan Burkins/Kim Yaris: Read-AloudWakeBlog
6/9/16Sam Fremin: Viewing Teaching from a Student LensWakeBlog
6/2/16Looking Back on 2015-2016: Reflecting to EnhanceWakeBlog
5/26/16Kimberly Davis: Influence in EducationWakeBlog
5/19/16Kate & Maggie Roberts: DIY LiteracyWakeBlog
5/12/16Intention Series: Teaching for Transfer across the DayWakeBlog
5/5/16Intention Series: Strategy Instruction w/Sts at the CenterWakeBlog
4/28/16Intention Series: Text Selection/Deeper UnderstandingsWakeBlog
4/21/16Intention Series: Read-Aloud as a SpringboardWakeBlog
4/14/16Kristi Mraz, Alison Porcelli & Cheryl Tyler: Purposeful PlayWakeBlog
4/7/16Meenoo Rami: Thrive. 5 Ways to (RE)Invigorate Your TeachingWakeBlog
3/31/16Thoughtful Decision-Making: Taking Time to Reflect on Our PracticesWakeBlog
3/24/16Gravity Goldberg: Mindset & MovesWakeBlog
3/17/16Steven Layne: In Defense of Read-AloudWakeBlog
3/10/16Maneuvering the Slippery Slopes of Reading LevelsWakeBlog
3/3/16Holding Tight to Practices that Matter: Independent RdgWakeBlog
2/25/16Holding Tight to Practices that Matter: Small GroupsWakeBlog
2/18/16Holding Tight to Practices that Matter: Conferring (guest post JoAnne Duncan)WakeBlog
2/11/16Holding Tight to Practices that Matter: Shared ReadingWakeBlog
2/4/16Holding Tight to Practices that Matter: Read-AloudWakeBlog
1/28/16Dan Tricarico @TheZenTeacherWakeBlog
1/21/16Fresh Start: Creating a Classroom Environment to Nurture LearningWakeBlog
1/14/16Kari Yates; The Courage Rules: Reader Centered ClassroomWakeBlog
1/7/16Looking Back So We Can Look AheadWakeBlog

#G2Great Archives 2015

DateChat Title Wake Blog
12/24/15BREAK: Christmas
12/17/15Rekindling Our Instructional Joy When Enthusiasm WaversWake
12/10/15Keeping Our Professional Passions AliveWake
12/3/15Kari Yates: Making the Move to a Reader-Centered ClassroomWake
11/26/15BREAK: Thanksgiving
11/19/15BREAK: NCTE
11/12/15Response to Intervention: Standing at a CrossroadWake
11/5/15Series 4 Reclaiming Our Professional Language: Spotlight on Evidence BasedWake
10/29/15Series 3 Reclaiming Our Professional Language: Spotlight on FidelityWake
10/22/15Series 2 Reclaiming Our Professional Language: Spotlight on DataWake
10/15/15Series 1 Reclaiming Our Professional Language: Spotlight on FluencyWake
10/8/15Trevor Bryan: Connecting Art & LiteracyWake
10/1/15Keeping Joyful Literacy Engagement AliveWake
9/24/15Teachers as Change Agents: Embracing Our JourneyWake
9/17/15Marrying Reading and Writing: Using Integration to Maximize LearningWake
9/10/15Lisa Eickholdt: The Power of Student Writing as Mentor Text Part 2Wake
9/3/15Lisa Eickholdt: The Power of Student Writing as Mentor Text Part 1Wake
8/27/15Growth Mindset & Reflection: A Natural PartnershipWake
8/20/15The Power of WE: Celebrating Professional CollaborationWake
8/13/15Listening to the Voices of Wisdom that Inform Our ChoicesWake
8/6/15On Solid Ground: Holding Tight to Our ValuesWake
7/30/15The Power of IntentionWake
7/23/15Responsibility vs AccountabilityWake
7/16/15Kimberly Davis: BRAVEWake
7/9/15Listening to Our Inner Voices
7/2/15Growth Mindset/Risking it All for the Power of YETWake
6/25/15Feeding Our Summer Professional SoulWake
6/18/15Assessment and InstructionWake
6/11/15Reflecting on Our Practices
6/4/15Continuing Our Good to Great Journey: Merging the Past and FutureWake
5/28/15Taking a Trip Down the Good to Great Memory LaneWake
5/21/15Embarking on a Journey of Good to Great Teaching (Chapter 5-6)Wake
5/14/15Embarking on a Journey of Good to Great Teaching (Chapter 4)Wake
5/7/15Embarking on a Journey of Good to Great Teaching (Chapter 2-3)Wake
4/30/15Embarking on a Journey from Good to Great WorkWake
4/23/15Tapping into Classroom Teacher Expertise at Tier 1: Broadening Our View of Instructional InterventionsWake
4/16/15Response to InterventionWake
4/9/15Maximizing Student Engagement in Literacy Across the DayWake
4/2/15Cultivating Agency, Independence, Perseverance, and PassionWake
3/26/15Cultivating Readerly Lives Through Voluminous Literacy EngagementWake
3/19/15Engaging Stakeholders in Deeper/Meaningful WaysWake
3/12/15Good to Great Book Chat #10Wake
3/5/15Good to Great Book Chat #9Wake
2/26/15Good to Great Book Chat #8Wake
2/19/15Good to Great Book Chat #7Wake
2/12/15Good to Great Book Chat #6Wake
2/5/15Good to Great Book Chat #5Wake
1/29/15Good to Great Book Chat #4Wake
1/22/15Good to Great Book Chat #3Wake
1/15/15Good to Great Book Chat #2Wake
1/8/15First Good to Great Book ChatWake