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- What Students Read When They Can Read Anything
- Hey, Kids! Your Twitter Is Showing!
- It’s Picture Book Monday (in High School)
- Lessons Learned from Donalyn Miller’s READING IN THE WILD
- Our Book Graffiti Wall
- Review: TWERP by Mark Goldblatt
- When Students Cheat (And When They Don't)
- "The New/Newer/Newest Colossus"
- Let's Have Some Fun
- But What If We Try?
- RT @khurckes: If you want to tweet with your class, here is a letter to explain the process to parents. docs.google.com/a/dg58.org/doc… #dg58learns 4 hours ago
- Friendly reminder --> Hey, Kids! Your Twitter Is Showing! wp.me/p1jDNg-up 6 hours ago
- RT @morejvan: Seniors 1st-day hook: It's the home stretch. Beyond Beowulf, what do you NEED? Great talk about real world concerns. WE got t… 15 hours ago
- @CBethM @yaloveblog @_briank_ @MeenooRami Principal told me those who present at a conference get less out of it than other attendees. #nope 20 hours ago
- @yaloveblog @_briank_ @CBethM @MeenooRami My principal denied all funding and required me to take personal leave last year to attend NCTE. 1 day ago
- @_briank_ @CBethM @MeenooRami @yaloveblog Alas, no. NCTE does not provide a discount for presenters, although that would be awesome. 1 day ago
- 3 of 5 stars to I, Me, Mine by George Harrison goodreads.com/review/show/10… 1 day ago
- @teacherman82 Missing DMs could be a bug, or they could be accidental spam that is reported and deleted. 1 day ago
- RT @mrskmattson: A reflection I had to write for class has had 700 views on my blog. What might your Ss write if they knew they had a real … 3 days ago
- 5 of 5 stars to The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt... by Bill Bryson goodreads.com/review/show/10… 5 days ago
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As a big believer in the power of choice in nurturing young independent readers, I’m always looking for interesting ways to activate and motivate students in that direction. Donalyn Miller’s Reading in the Wild (Jossey-Bass, 2014) gave me quite a … Continue reading
Recently I’ve (sort of) wanted to do something about my lifelong avoidance of Charles Dickens. Dickens has always seemed to me one of those writers in the literature-as-torture category, surpassed maybe only by Jane Austen or one of those Bronte … Continue reading
After thirty-plus years in the classroom, I can stand up and teach the heck out of about twenty different novels and plays, complete with class activities, quizzes, writing assignments, and fascinating lecture-ettes. I can do all of this with curricular … Continue reading
Countdown by Deborah Wiles My rating: 5 of 5 stars Countdown came to me as a recommendation from Paul Hankins and Donalyn Miller in one of their Choice Literacy articles. Although this is historical fiction, it’s also not too far … Continue reading