As I was getting ready for I Heart Writing day, I was checking out some of the student writing on the computers. I have a few students who have access to the computers on a regular basis as part of their learning plan. In my exploring, I found this gem:
I suppose she's having a hard time with her brother?
Other students us an AlphaSmart in writing workshop. At the end, if they have something to be printed, they simply put a post-it on the AlphaSmart and leave it next to the printer for me to take care of after school. (Only b/c there are currently many students trying to publish on the computers, otherwise they'd plug it right in and print!) Well, I went back to print a few pieces of writing, and sure enough - there was a "print me!" post-it on an AlphaSmart: