Category Archives: Ruth Culham

Portland Oregon Literacy Workshops

Looking for ways to bring Latino culture into your literacy block? Join Ruth Culham for an after-school literacy workshop sponsored by the Portland Reading Council and featuring her new book Dream Wakers: Mentor Texts That Celebrate Latino Culture. These are … Continue reading

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Celebrate diversity with me!

So pleased to announce that my new book– Dream Wakers, Mentor Texts That Celebrate Latino Culture— is now out and available across the country, from Stenhouse Publishers. I encourage everyone to make sure students of all backgrounds have access to high-quality, culturally diverse texts and … Continue reading

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Read the Writing, Teach the Writer

Join me in Atlanta in October for a hands-on workshop! As writing instruction continues to evolve, I’m committed to ensuring educators like you are prepared to meet their writing goals. That’s why I want to personally invite you to attend … Continue reading

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Five Things to Avoid…

Here’s the thing: teaching writing is hard work and there is no single right path to success. However, there are things we do that make it difficult for students to succeed. Here are five things to avoid: Insisting that every … Continue reading

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In My Wildest Dreams

A little less than two years ago, I had the privilege of going to Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates, to conduct writing training for teachers in the region with my good friend and colleague, Libby Jachles. It was … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading: Ruth Culham

If I try to read at night, I fall asleep and wake up at about 2:00 AM with my glasses askew and the book or journal on the floor. I read on the plane — which is the best part of flying — or … Continue reading

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