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
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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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
Here Renée Dinnerstein sends thanks out to a colleague who was an inspiration to her as a new teacher, a colleague who taught her to sing with children.
Renee Dinnerstein is the author of
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.
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