Ralph Fletcher is a pioneer when it comes to teaching writing to both teachers and students. He began his teaching career at Teachers College as a student of Lucy Calkins in the early days of The Writing Project, and he popularized the Writer’s Notebook. To date, he’s written over 40 books ranging from getting boys to enjoy writing to craft lessons.
Join host Anthony Arno as he talks with Ralph Fletcher about his entire career, beginning with his interest in taking careful notes while traveling to the South Pacific as a college student to his latest interest in photography- which is sort of like a Writer’s Notebook as described by Ralph.
Melyssa Ferro is a middle school science teacher and the Idaho Teacher of the Year. Prior to being named Idaho Teacher of the Year, Melyssa received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
The New Teacher Podcast features Anthony Arno interviewing nationally recognized Teachers of the Year and the latest educational authors. Become inspired by hearing the stories of their success and failures. Each episode features The Final Period before the Final Bell, where guests share personal preferences during the final minutes of the show.