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#NCTE12: In which I gain new books and have my picture taken with some amazing people.

I learned a lot and had a great time at the 2012 National Council of Teachers of English annual conference in Las Vegas.  I’m both energized and exhausted.  So, this blog post will be mostly pictures, with more to be … Continue reading

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Let’s have an all-district institute day! Part II

Today’s all-district English institute began with this:  “Everyone is under pressure for data.”  Although I haven’t really sensed that pressure myself, I understand that some folks might feel it.  Then we moved to “How do we get the kids to … Continue reading

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Let’s have an all-district institute day! Part I

I’ve frequently said that my on-site professional development experiences are … not too productive … which is why my online professional development experiences are critical to my continued professional growth. I’m staring down the barrel of a district-wide institute day … Continue reading

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