Sunday, June 24, 2012

Exhaustion


I’ve just returned from the amazing All Write conference. I was in Warsaw, IN for four days. I come home with wonderful ideas on reading and writing. With the happiness of spending time with friends I only see in real life a few times a year. And with a complete feeling of exhaustion.

The first time I went to All Write with this group I naively thought I’d rest up. No children to wake me in the middle of the night. My own hotel room to catch up on some sleep. I didn’t realize since we only see each other two or three times a year we were going to squeeze every minute out of the conference. I’m grateful for the chance to see them and wouldn’t change a thing about it.

I will write more later about it but for now there is a post up on Jen Vincent’s blog about what I learned from All Write:


And my first article from Choice Literacy is also up:


You need to be a member to be able to read it.

Hope your summer is going well and you are fitting lots of reading, writing, and relaxing it.

Katherine

4 comments:

  1. Loved your piece about your summer reading club - really smart idea! It was good to hear more of the specifics.
    I am also still tired from All Write though I made time this morning to do some thoughtful reflection on what I learned, and how that will impact my classroom this year. PD is wonderful, but it really does push my brain a little bit. :)

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  2. I'm excited you've written about the summer reading club. I do belong to Choice Literacy & just received the new newsletter, so guess it's there. Congratulations! I liked your post about All Write, too!

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  3. Thanks Linda! It was fun writing for Choice Literacy and All Write was, as always, amazing.

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  4. Thanks Karen! I was excited to write for Choice Literacy - they have two more articles from me now, I hope to write more in the future.

    I was exhausted from ALL WRITE. Took a nap on Saturday and Sunday. But it was worth it. :)

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