As I’m reading and learning about all sorts of resources on the web for my writing and for education, I’m blown away by how many people provide such valuable information. Here are 7 blogs I’ve been following that I turn to almost daily. Hope you find them as inspirational and informative as I do.
http://kathytemean.wordpress.com/ – Kathy Temean shares writing and industry information daily. Her blog provides invaluable insights from authors, illustrators, agents, and editors.
http://www.katemessner.com/blog/ – Kate has been hosting TeacherWrite this summer on her blog. Each day there is a mini-lesson, interview or time to reflect about our writing. A wonderful resource and inspiration.
http://www.burkinsandyaris.com/ – Jan Burkins and Kim Yaris share information, perspectives, and ideas about the Common Core Standards. The information is thoughtful and practical, as well as inspiring.
http://www.edutopia.org/blogs – Edutopia’s mission states that it’s goal is to “inform and accelerate positive change in schools and districts by shining a spotlight on evidence-based strategies that improve learning and engagement for students.”
http://drferreri.blogspot.com – “Learning to Be Writers and Readers in the 21st Century: Sharing thoughts, ideas and research about teaching, writing and living in the 21st century.
Two More –The next two blogs I read for both writing and education. I also read them for enjoyment.
http://nerdybookclub.wordpress.com/ – The Nerdy Book Club provides an online space that celebrates books, especially children’s and young adult books.
http://www.mrschureads.blogspot.com/ – Mr. Schu is funny and passionate. He is a K-5 librarian who blogs/tweets about great books and getting the right book into each child’s hand.
Hope you find these blogs informative and inspirational.