Good mentors, good books and how to not take literacy for granted This week on Katelyn’s article, we are going to take a peek into her past. Specifically elementary and middle school, which were flattering, let me tell you. Well, not really, but what I want to talk about isContinue Reading

Pursuing academics, pursuing friendships. Writing essays, writing friendly letters. Discussing scholarly works, discussing children’s books. It sounds like college versus fifth grade, but it isn’t. It is the syllabus for Barb Witteman’s inquiry seminar, titled Friendship. Her students are spending their semester learning about and forming friendships with fifth-graders fromContinue Reading