M. Colleen Cruz

Writer, Educator, Consultant

Day Five - Teacher Appreciation Stories

May 8, 2015

Tags: thank you, other side of the desk, other people's children, trust, love

Today is my final Teacher Appreciation Week post. I have had a lot of fun doing this - reflecting on what makes me grateful for the teachers in my life. And I am really appreciative for your responses and sharing and retweets.

I wanted to take today's blog post as an opportunity to honor (more…)

Selected Works

A book that addresses some of the most common and challenging struggles a teacher of writing might face - and offers solutions
Professional Literature
A practical resource for 3rd grade teachers looking to teach writing workshop
A practical resource for 4th grade teachers looking to teach writing workshop.
A practical book and quick read from Heinemann's Help Desk Imprint
Co-written with Lucy Calkins, this book is a part of the Units of Study First Hand Series from Heinemann.
Designed for teachers, this book discusses the ins and outs of teaching students to cultivate independent writing lives.
Young Adult Novel
A finalist for the Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, this book follows the story of Cesi as she embarks on a journey to Mexico in order to learn more about her family, and herself.