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Teacher Appreciation: Ralph Fletcher Thanks His Writing Teachers

Ralph quotes his mentor and friend Don Graves who once said to him "It only takes one teacher to inspire a kid to become a writer", and goes on to thank the many wonderful writing teachers he was lucky to have over the years. 

Ralph Fletcher is the author of Joy Write.

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Teacher Appreciation: Katherine Bomer Thanks a Very Special Mentor

When Katherine Bomer was a young teacher she met Lucy Calkins who became her mentor, professional developer and showed Katherine to believe in the power of children's writing. 

Katherine Bomer is the author of The Journey is Everything

 

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Teacher Appreciation: Sarah Woulfin Thanks Her High School Coach and English Teacher

When Sarah Woulfin was in high school, there was one coach and teacher who had an impact on her life both inside the classroom and out on the field. 

Sarah Woulfin is a coauthor of Making Teacher Evaluation Work.

 

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Teacher Appreciation: Mark Lubkowitz Sends His Thanks to a Teacher Who Taught Him to Listen in New Ways

Here Mark Lubkowitz sends a shout-out to a special teacher who taught him to love Harry Chapin and Vivaldi, and to recognize Shakespeare when he hears it.  

Mark Lubkowitz is the co-author of Sharing Books Talking Science. 

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Teacher Appreciation: Vicki Vinton Thanks a Teacher Who Showed Her the Power of a Great Book

Thanks to a special teacher, Vicki Vinton discovered that she could write well about reading if she cared deeply about the book she had read. 

 

Vicki Vinton is the author of Dynamic Teaching for Deeper Reading.

 

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