Sticky-Note Conversations

A friend passed along this post about engaging students with sticky-note conversations. It's a clever and quick idea to try in the classroom; it builds trust and writing into the routine in an authentic and meaningful way. Take a look!
For authors, I can envision using this technique for school visits or ways to engage in conversation about your books within classroom instruction.
A burning question I seem to repeat year after year is “How do I talk to more of my students one-on-one beginning on the first day of school?” I know the value of making eye contact with the adolescents who enter my room. I know the importance of making them feel like they belong here —…