Choice Literacy Big Fresh

Celebrating Writers with Bitsy Parks

Choice Literacy Big Fresh
Celebrating Writers with Bitsy Parks

The focus of this week's Big Fresh is Celebrating Writers. Bitsy Parks joins the podcast.

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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 February 26, 2021 issue here. 


00:00 Welcome
00:30 Lead Essay by Ruth Ayres
03:48 Classic Classroom Content
06:17 Bitsy Parks Interview
27:27 Free for All
29:01 Leaders Lounge Content

Free for All

The Choice Literacy Book Club!  Christy Rush-Levine selected an Own Voices middle grade fantasy novel for the February read. This is free for all! Follow along on the site of with #ChoiceLiteracyBookClub.

Sharing Writing in a Class Celebration: Ruth Ayres shares her best tips for sharing writing in a class celebration.

Writing Share Structures:  Katrina Edwards moves her first-grade class out of a rut with writing shares by introducing several new options.

Author to Author Website:  Matt Glover talks with Lester Laminack about the importance of a relationship that allows writers to be vulnerable in the revision process.

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