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Teaching Writing from the Inside Out

It took me a long time before I could say, “I am a writer.” I now proudly claim that Writer mantle because I spend a fair amount of time stringing together words, trying to say something worthwhile as engagingly as … Continue reading

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Hey, Kids! Your Twitter Is Showing!

Although I use Twitter every day for a steady stream of information, articles, advice, and positive communication, I see many students using Twitter as a form of instant messaging system, constantly sharing impulses, ideas, and complaints, usually without filtering very … Continue reading

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Zapping Apathy with Chat-Based Test Review

The school year just ended.  One of the year-end rituals with debatable value is final exams.  At our school, most classes are required to end with a 90-minute final exam that comprehensively tests a semester’s worth of curriculum.  This test … Continue reading

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Catch More Fish

Interacting with teachers on various social networking sites is an important part of my daily professional development. My professional life is improved by the insights, support, and resources I gain from colleagues on Twitter, English Companion Ning, Facebook, as well as … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Technology

Let me tell you about my Aunt Leone. She’s 83, a cancer survivor, a stroke survivor, blind except for a little peripheral vision in her right eye. She is my mother’s oldest sister and one of my last connections to … Continue reading

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