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Shelley Hegedus
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Hooked on Writing January: Teaching Voice
Hooked on Writing January takes students through an exploration of VOICE.  Voice is one of the most difficult traits to teach but this systematic approach will help you as a teacher and your students to learn how voice is developed. First, students are intr...
Hooked on Writing January takes students through an exploration of VOICE. Voice is one of the most difficult traits to teach but this systematic approach will help you as a teacher and your students to learn how voice is dev...
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Right Now! k-2 Read-Alouds
You know how you just love certain picture books and you read them year after year? I recently asked teachers on my Instagram and Facebook page what their #1 favorite K-2 read aloud was and some found it very hard to choose just one. I've compiled a list of...
You know how you just love certain picture books and you read them year after year? I recently asked teachers on my Instagram and Facebook page what their #1 favorite read aloud was and some found it very hard to choose just ...
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Penguins GALORE!
                                 {This post contain affiliate links for your convenience.} I just love penguins. They are truly an amazing and very interesting animal.   Teaching about penguins is always a fun experience for my students (and for me!) becaus...
{This post contain affiliate links for your convenience.} I just love penguins. They are truly an amazing and very interesting animal. Teaching about penguins is always a fun experience for my students (and for me!) because...
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Hooked on Writing December: How-to Writing
Teaching how-to writing is a great way to enable students to think through the steps of something and record those steps in writing. Being able to explain something that carefully helps the writer think like a reader which is a great pre-curser to writing ...
Teaching how-to writing is a great way to enable students to think through the steps of something and record those steps in writing. Being able to explain something that carefully helps the writer think like a reader which is...
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Hooked on Writing Unit 4: Personal Narrative Writing
I hope your young writers are enjoying the process of writing as they work though Hooked on Writing.  I have been receiving many positive feedback comments and emails about their students and how positive their experiences have been with implementing this p...
I hope your young writers are enjoying the process of writing as they work though Hooked on Writing. I have been receiving many positive feedback comments and emails about their students and how positive their experiences ha...
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TEK - The Modern Cave Boy Book Review
I am in love!  I discovered an amazing new book today.  TEK, The Modern Cave Boy by Patrick McDonnell is the perfect fit into a tech based and literature based classroom that is also promoting self regulation and mindfulness.  Yes, all that I found in one b...
I am in love! I discovered an amazing new book today. TEK, The Modern Cave Boy by Patrick McDonnell is the perfect fit into a tech based and literature based classroom that is also promoting self regulation and mindfulness...
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Right Now! k-2 Read-Alouds
You know how you just love certain picture books and you read them year after year? I recently asked teachers on my Instagram and Facebook page what their #1 favorite K-2 read aloud was and some found it very hard to choose just one. I've compiled a list of...
You know how you just love certain picture books and you read them year after year? I recently asked teachers on my Instagram and Facebook page what their #1 favorite read aloud was and some found it very hard to choose just ...
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Right Now! K-2 Read-Alouds
You know how you just love certain picture books and you read them year after year? I recently asked teachers on my Instagram and Facebook page what their #1 favorite read aloud was and some found it very hard to choose just one. I've compiled a list of tea...
You know how you just love certain picture books and you read them year after year? I recently asked teachers on my Instagram and Facebook page what their #1 favorite read aloud was and some found it very hard to choose just ...
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Hooked on Writing December: How-to Writing
Teaching how-to writing is a great way to enable students to think through the steps of something and record those steps in writing. Being able to explain something, that carefully helps the writer think like a reader, is a great pre-curser to writing anyt...
Teaching how-to writing is a great way to enable students to think through the steps of something and record those steps in writing. Being able to explain something that carefully helps the writer think like a reader which is...
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The Power of Shared Reading
I was in a classroom the other day sharing a book with a group of very busy little second graders. By busy, I mean roll on the floor, call out, up on your knees, sit down on the carpet. Up on your knees, sit down. Chat, chat, chat. I wanted to share a book...
I was in a classroom the other day sharing a book with a group of very busy little second graders. By busy, I mean roll on the floor, call out, up on your knees, sit down on the carpet. Up on your knees, sit down. Chat, chat,...
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Bright Ideas Blog Hop: Beginning, Middle and End
Welcome to all my followers and new readers today! I love this blog hop!  Do you want to know why?  It's because I think this is the only one of its kind right now that is FULL of just great ideas for teaching all just one hop away.  I am joining up again w...
Welcome to all my followers and new readers today! I love this blog hop! Do you want to know why? It's because I think this is the only one of its kind right now that is FULL of just great ideas for teaching all just one ho...
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Fire Safety for Primary Learners
Fire Safety Week is October 9th - 15th this year.  It is such an important week for students to learn important lessons to keep them safe. This is why I created this Fire Safety Lap Book for Primary learners. Being married to a firefighter myself, I am very...
Fire Safety Week is October 9th - 15th this year. It is such an important week for students to learn important lessons to keep them safe. This is why I created this Fire Safety Lap Book for Primary learners. Being married ...
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Second grade teacher, literacy coach
Introduction
Hello,
I'm Shelley from TheWriteStuffTeaching! I am passionate about teaching kids to read and write and think!  I also love how mindful learning can teach children to self regulate, be resilient and become independent learners.
Education
  • University of British Columbia
    Elementary Education, 1991 - 1993
  • University of British Columbia
    Masters in Curriculum, 1995
  • University of Victoria
    Teaching Adults Online, 2012 - 2012
Work
Occupation
teacher, literacy coach, curriculum developer
Skills
curriculum writer, technology (Apple, Google, Word) teaching
Employment
  • Elementary teacher, 1991
  • Literacy Coach, 2012
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Female