GARY ANDERSONThanks for visiting my blog. I appreciate your time reading and commenting here.
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- When Students Cheat (And When They Don't)
- What Students Read When They Can Read Anything
- It’s Picture Book Monday (in High School)
- 5 Good Ideas for High Schools to Adapt from Elementary Schools
- Top Ten Picture Books for My (High School) Class and #pb10for10
- Lessons Learned from Donalyn Miller’s READING IN THE WILD
- What Do You Do in Your "Free" Periods?
- "The New/Newer/Newest Colossus"
- Mark Twain Is Right, Again!
- One Day of Books Around the Room
- Today's class journal topic: Tell about your music. #E405 #E307 23 hours ago
- Thanks to @KristyLVance for ending our dept meeting today with great THRIVE advice from @meenoorami for finding mentors. 23 hours ago
- RT @meenoorami: Join @teacherman82 @LesleyMosher on Mon March 17 at 7 PM ET for Ways to invite poetry in our classroom. Pls. RT. #nwp 1 day ago
- RT @DanCamCom: A quick look at @neuquavalley #nvww, including a short interview with @dscampana. bit.ly/1i6nGMB #wwxx 1 day ago
- RT @BrainofLaura: THRIVE is when "teaching" is not "something you do" but "something you love"; can't do that from sitting in chair/behind … 1 day ago
- RT @skmcdermott: RT @pennykittle @azajacks Write. Fifteen minutes a day, Don Murray told me. You have a story to tell. Write your life. An… 1 day ago
- "First book." I like that. RT @pennykittle: @meenoorami You have inspired us all by writing your first book. Thank you. #engchat 1 day ago
- Does this make sense? I get energy from smiling and saying hi to students in the hall who I don't know. #engchat 1 day ago
- RT @teachkate: @meenoorami @pennykittle I try and Stop, Drop and find the Beauty right around me. #engchat 1 day ago
- Can I just say, #engchat is always a great energizer. 1 day ago
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At this time tomorrow, I’ll be “wheels up” and on the way to Las Vegas for the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention. (If you’re already in Las Vegas, save some fun for me!) What am I excited … Continue reading
Although it might be too soon to validly reflect on Writers Week XVIII, our school’s just-concluded annual celebration of writing, I should try to see through the exhilaration and exhaustion for some insights into why this week means so much to … Continue reading
In my last semester of college, back in 1980, I requested a student-teaching assignment several hours away from campus, nearer my home in central Iowa. I was directed to Madrid High School in Madrid (pronounced MAD-rid), Iowa. I was designated … Continue reading
This all needs to be prefaced by saying I have nothing but respect and admiration for the three colleagues in my Professional Learning Community. Although it’s an arranged marriage—in other words, we are assigned to be together—I couldn’t ask for … Continue reading
Top Ten Lessons Learned This Year: Students learn best when they have choice over their reading and writing experiences. Many in education seem to value consistency over learning. I try to ignore and avoid those folks, but they’re becoming harder … Continue reading