"My Mom is an Author. Check it Out!"

I’m Jack McGee and my mom wrote a book. Though I am only 16, in my humble, and totally biased opinion, the book that she has created, Feedback That Moves Writers Forward: How to Escape Correcting Mode to Transform Student Writing, is one of the highest quality and informative pieces of educational writing that anyone could have at their disposal.

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Patty McGee
Step Away from the Red Pen - Part 4: Choices in Feedback

I hope my daughter never reads this post until she is a parent herself!  She will uncover one of my favorite parenting techniques:  offering choices.  It helps diffuse tension while also creating agency.  Let me explain.  One of our biggest challenges at home is getting ready in the morning, specifically selecting what to wear.  She loves to wear...

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Patty McGee