Posts tagged ‘Helena Writes’

Jun 26 2019
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Helena Writes #12: On citizenry and alphabetry

Helena Writes #12: On citizenry and alphabetry

Helena Clare Pittman, one of the Center’s most dedicated teachers (Writing for Children and Midwifing a Small-Scale Memoir), has written, painted, and taught her entire life. In a blog series called Helena Writes, she shares a lifetime of wisdom, one pearl at a time. Learn more about Helena through the Center’s Teacher Feature, her reflection on teaching writing, and her artist’s website. In her 12th post, Helena muses on what it means to be a citizen vs. a consumer and…

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May 22 2019
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Helena Writes #11: On teaching by learning, learning by teaching, and voice

Helena Writes #11: On teaching by learning, learning by teaching, and voice

Helena Clare Pittman, one of the Center’s most dedicated teachers (Writing for Children and Midwifing a Small-Scale Memoir), has written, painted, and taught her entire life. In a blog series called Helena Writes, she shares a lifetime of wisdom, one pearl at a time. Learn more about Helena through the Center’s Teacher Feature, her reflection on teaching writing, and her artist’s website. In her 11th post, Helena considers how she became a teacher and learner,…

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Apr 23 2019
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Helena Writes #10: On yellow(s) and time travel through imagery

Helena Writes #10: On yellow(s) and time travel through imagery

Helena Clare Pittman, one of the Center’s most dedicated teachers (Writing for Children and Midwifing a Small-Scale Memoir), has written, painted, and taught her entire life. In a new blog series called Helena Writes, she shares a lifetime of wisdom, one pearl at a time. Learn more about Helena through the Center’s Teacher Feature, her reflection on teaching writing, and her artist’s website. In her tenth post, Helena ponders close noticing and how certain familiar…

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Mar 20 2019
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Helena Writes #9: On similes, metaphors, and glimpses

Helena Writes #9: On similes, metaphors, and glimpses

Helena Clare Pittman, one of the Center’s most dedicated teachers (Writing for Children and Midwifing a Small-Scale Memoir), has written, painted, and taught her entire life. In a new blog series called Helena Writes, she shares a lifetime of wisdom, one pearl at a time. Learn more about Helena through the Center’s Teacher Feature, her reflection on teaching writing, and her artist’s website. In her ninth post, Helena shares on the process of publishing her Gerald…

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Feb 21 2019
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Helena Writes #8: On learning the market, and loving what you do

Helena Writes #8: On learning the market, and loving what you do

Helena Clare Pittman, one of the Center’s most dedicated teachers (Writing for Children and Midwifing a Small-Scale Memoir), has written, painted, and taught her entire life. In a new blog series called Helena Writes, she shares a lifetime of wisdom, one pearl at a time. Learn more about Helena through the Center’s Teacher Feature, her reflection on teaching writing, and her artist’s website. In her eighth post, Helena recalls the experience of submitting and publishing…

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Jan 23 2019
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Helena Writes #7: On semicolons, and feelings over rules

Helena Writes #7: On semicolons, and feelings over rules

Helena Clare Pittman, one of the Center’s most dedicated teachers (Writing for Children and Midwifing a Small-Scale Memoir), has written, painted, and taught her entire life. In a new blog series called Helena Writes, she shares a lifetime of wisdom, one pearl at a time. Learn more about Helena through the Center’s Teacher Feature, her reflection on teaching writing, and her artist’s website. In her seventh post, Helena reflects on semicolons, and how breaking grammatical…

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Dec 19 2018
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Helena Writes #6: On watching, and traveling through story-telling

Helena Writes #6: On watching, and traveling through story-telling

Helena Clare Pittman, one of the Center’s most dedicated teachers (Writing for Children and Midwifing a Small-Scale Memoir), has written, painted, and taught her entire life. In a new blog series called Helena Writes, she shares a lifetime of wisdom, one pearl at a time. Learn more about Helena through the Center’s Teacher Feature, her reflection on teaching writing, and her artist’s website. In her sixth post, Helena shares, through her own childhood memories, the…

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Nov 21 2018
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Helena Writes #5: On writers’ groups

Helena Writes #5: On writers' groups

Helena Clare Pittman, one of the Center’s most dedicated teachers (Writing for Children and Midwifing a Small-Scale Memoir), has written, painted, and taught her entire life. In a new blog series called Helena Writes, she shares a lifetime of wisdom, one pearl at a time. Learn more about Helena through the Center’s Teacher Feature, her reflection on teaching writing, and her artist’s website. In her fifth post, Helena reflects on her experiences in writers’ groups…

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Oct 25 2018
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Helena Writes #4: On forcing the arc

Helena Writes #4: On forcing the arc

Helena Clare Pittman, one of the Center’s most dedicated teachers (Writing for Children and Midwifing a Small-Scale Memoir), has written, painted, and taught her entire life. In a new blog series called Helena Writes, she shares a lifetime of wisdom, one pearl at a time. Learn more about Helena through the Center’s Teacher Feature, her reflection on teaching writing, and her artist’s website. In her fourth post, Helena tells of how her story Counting Jennie came into…

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Sep 26 2018
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Helena Writes #3: On a writer’s persistence

Helena Writes #3: On a writer's persistence

Helena Clare Pittman, one of the Center’s most dedicated teachers (Writing for Children and Midwifing a Small-Scale Memoir), has written, painted, and taught her entire life. In a new blog series called Helena Writes, she shares a lifetime of wisdom, one pearl at a time. Learn more about Helena through the Center’s Teacher Feature, her reflection on teaching writing, and her artist’s website. In her third post, Helena tells of the persistence required for writers…

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Aug 22 2018
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Helena Writes #2: On feeling in writing

Helena Writes #2: On feeling in writing

Helena Clare Pittman, one of the Center’s most dedicated teachers (Writing for Children and Midwifing a Small-Scale Memoir), has written, painted, and taught her entire life. In a new blog series called Helena Writes, she shares a lifetime of wisdom, one pearl at a time. Learn more about Helena through the Center’s Teacher Feature, her reflection on teaching writing, and her artist’s website. In her second post, Helena shares the story of how her second…

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Jul 25 2018
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Helena Writes #1: On intended audience

Helena Writes #1: On intended audience

Helena Clare Pittman, one of the Center’s most dedicated teachers (Writing for Children and Midwifing a Small-Scale Memoir), has written, painted, and taught her entire life. In a new blog series called Helena Writes, she shares a lifetime of wisdom, one pearl at a time. Learn more about Helena through the Center’s Teacher Feature, her reflection on teaching writing, and her artist’s website. This first post shares Helena’s response to a student inquiring about intended…

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